Legal Dictionary - V
Vacate: To set aside, to dismiss.
Venue: Authority of a court to hear a matter based on geographical location.
Verdict: A legal or factual conclusion that forms the basis for the court's judgment.
Vicarious liability: When a person who did not actually cause an injury is held for the injury. Sometimes called imputed liability,
Voir dire: An Anglo-French term meaning "to speak the truth," voir dire is the preliminary process of determining whether a witness or jury is competent.