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Important Vocabulary (•)

As you read the background summary of the Hazelwood case, look for the important vocabulary words that are italicized.  When you come to one of those terms, look at this page for its definition.  Then, check to see if you understand the definition by either sketching a picture of what you think it means, or by putting it in your own words.  Feel free to add terms from the reading that you would like to practice.

  • removed (to remove)
    Definition: To take away or eliminate
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  • violated (to violate)
    Definition: To break or disregard (a law or promise, for example)
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  • appealed (to appeal)
    Definition: To request formally that a lower court decision be examined and reconsidered by a higher court
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  • reverse
    Definition: To overturn the decision of a lower court and decide the case differently
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  • interfered, interference (to interfere)
    Definition: To create a distraction or obstacle
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  • censor
    Definition: To examine and remove information to prevent others from access to it
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