Legal Dictionary - I
Impaneling: Selecting a jury from the list of potential jurors.
Impeachment of a witness: The presentation of evidence intended to attack a witness’s credibility.
Implied contract: A contract, also called an implicit contract, not expressed in writing but inferred by law. A product manufacturer has an implied contract with the product’s consumers that the product will serve its intended purpose.
Instructions: The judge’s explanation of the applicable law, also referred to as jury instructions or jury charge, as expressed to the jury prior to deliberations.
Intentional tort: A wrong perpetrated deliberately.