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1 Translating Justice: A Spanish Glossary for New York City An English-to-Spanish language resource for interpreters and bilingual staff in New York City s courts, justice agencies, and nonprofit organizations City of New York Michael R. Bloomberg Mayor

2 DISCLAIMER The Vera Institute of Justice has prepared this legal glossary in collaboration with experienced translators, interpreters, and bilingual staff. While extensive revision and review was undertaken to ensure the accuracy of all terms in this glossary, the Vera Institute does not guarantee the accuracy of the translations. It is not intended to provide legal advice and should be used for general reference purposes only. If you have a specific legal concern or question, you should consult legal counsel. For more information, please contact the Vera Institute s Communications Department at (212) Vera Institute of Justice The Vera Institute of Justice is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety and justice, promoting fair and efficient policy and practice, and working with leaders of government and civil society to improve the systems people rely upon for safety, security, and justice. Vera is a founding member of the Altus Global Alliance.

3 TRANSLATING JUSTICE: A SPANISH GLOSSARY FOR NEW YORK CITY The Vera Institute of Justice developed this translated glossary of criminal and juvenile justice terms to serve as a resource for interpreters, translators, and bilingual staff at New York City s justice and public safety agencies, courts, and nonprofit organizations. We hope the use of this glossary will improve Spanish-speaking New Yorkers access to justice, and will assist interpreters, translators, and bilingual staff in providing vital communication both written and oral to limited English proficient residents of our city. The glossary includes 640 legal and criminal justice words and phrases used in New York courts, justice agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The terms are organized both alphabetically and in the following categories Agency Names,, Detention & Corrections, Drugs & Weapons, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement &,, and Probation & Parole. Existing glossaries from New York agencies and other state justice agencies were used as a starting point and ongoing reference for the project. We commissioned a team of bilingual staff and interpreters to collaboratively generate translations for the terms. Collectively, the translation team had decades of interpreting and translating experience and were representative of the regional diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. Our translation team tirelessly discussed each term and collectively decided on a translation or, in some cases, multiple translations. This final product reflects the thought, discussion, and collaboration our reviewers invested in this document. While we took great care to be inclusive and thorough in developing this glossary, we recognize that there may be errors, omissions, or additional translations for the terms in the glossary. We welcome any suggestions you have to improve the glossary. Please contact the Vera Institute s Communications Department at (212) to share your comments.

4 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This project was made possible with generous support and funding from the New York City Council and the Council s Committee on Fire & Criminal Justice Services and the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. We would like to thank the following individuals for their advice and guidance throughout the course of this project: Nathalie Alvarado, NYC Department of Probation; Kimberly Arena, NYC Law Department; Sandra Bryan, NYS Office of Court Administration Interpreting Services; Mari Curbelo, Criminal Justice Agency; John Evangelista, NYC Department of Probation; Nancy Festinger, Southern District of New York Court Interpreter s Office; Megan Golden, Vera Institute of Justice; Linda Green, Manhattan Treatment Court volunteer; Anita Khashu, Vera Institute of Justice; Krista Larson, Vera Institute of Justice; Yumari Martinez, Vera Institute of Justice; Kleber Palma, NYC Department of Education Translating Unit; Pedro Perez, NYS certified court interpreter; Cynthia Peterson, NYC Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator; Lisa Poris, Legal Information for Families Today; Officer Mildred Roman, New York City Police Department; Yanet Santiago, Safe Horizon; Barbara Taveras; Luisa Taveras, Vera Institute of Justice; Diane Ward, NYC Department of Correction; and Jon Wool, Vera Institute of Justice. We would like to thank the four individuals who worked collaboratively on the Spanish translation of this glossary: Nora Davila Ms. Davila manages the Spanish Interpreter Unit at the Legal Aid Society in New York City. Manuela Hernandez Ms. Hernandez is a bilingual attorney with the Legal Aid Society in New York City. Alberto McDowell Mr. McDowell is a certified Spanish court interpreter with the New York State Office of Court Administration. Rhadames Ulloa Mr. Ulloa is a bilingual attorney with Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT), a nonprofit that provides legal advice and services to individuals in NYC family courts.

5 A Abandonment abandono Abet encubrir; ayudar Abortion aborto Abscond Absconder Accessory Accessory after the fact Accessory before the fact Accessory during the fact Accomplice Accusatory instrument Accuse (v.) Accused (n.) Acquit Acquittal Adjourn Adjournment in contemplation of dismissal (ACD) Adjudicate huír; fugarse prófugo; alzado cómplice cómplice [plus una explicación de los actos que hizo y que lo hace "encubridor"] cómplice [plus una explicación de los actos que hizo y que lo hace "instigador"] cómplice [plus una explicación de los actos que hizo y que lo hace cómplice "pasivo"] cómplice documento acusatorio acusar acusado; inculpado absolver; exonerar absolución; exoneración aplazar; postponer aplazar en contemplación de que el cargo se desestime (ACD) declarer : Probation & Parole ; Probation & Parole - 1 -

6 A Adjudication of delinquency Adjustment Administer an oath Admissibility Admissible evidence Admission [into custody or incarceration] Admission [statement or confession] Admit into evidence declaración de delincuencia cambio; ajuste; modificación juramentar; tomarle juramento admitirse; permitirse; admisible prueba admissible admisión; ingreso confesión aceptar como prueba ; Juvenile Justice ; Probation & Parole Detention & Corrections ; Adultery adulterio Affidavit Affirm (v.) declaración jurada por escrito; declaración jurada escrita; afidavit afirmar; confirmar Aftercare supervisión post liberación Juvenile Justice Aggravated arson incendiar con agravantes Aggravated assault agresión física con agravante Aggravated criminal contempt desacato penal agravado; desacato a las ordenes Aggravated harassment hostigamiento con agravante Aggravated sexual abuse abuso sexual con agravante Aggravated theft robo con agravante Aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle uso de un vehiculo sin licensia con agravante - 2 -

7 A Aggravating circumstances circunstancias agravantes Aid and abet ayudar y encubrir Allegation (n.) Allege (v.) Allocution [by defendant in a guilty plea] Amend alegación alegar narración de los hechos enmender; modificar Ammunition munición(es) Drugs & Weapons Appeal Appearance Appellant Appellate court Appoint (v.) Apprehend [a person] Arbitration apelación comparecencia apelante corte de apelación; tribunal de apelación nombrar; designar; asignar apprehender [a alguien]; capturar; detener arbitraje ; Armed felony delito mayor a mano armada Arraign (v.) Arraignment Arrest (v.) Arrest record encausar; leer los cargos; instruir los cargos encausamiento; instrucción de cargos; lectura de cargos arrestar antecedentes penales; fichas policiacas ; Court Proceedings & - 3 -

8 A Arrest warrant orden de arresto; orden de captura Arson incendio Assault (n.) agresión física Assault rifle fusil automatico militar Drugs & Weapons Assessment Assigned counsel Assistant Corporation Counsel (ACC) Assistant District Attorney (ADA) Attest Attorney Attorney-client privilege asesoramiento; evaluación asignado; abogado designado fiscal de corte de familia (ACC) fiscal (ADA) dar fe abogado; licenciado confidencialidad; privilegio de confidencialidad entre cliente y abogado Probation & Parole; Juvenile Justice ; Juvenile Justice Auto stripping robo de piezas de vehiculos Automatic pistol pistola automática Drugs & Weapons Await sentence Await trial esperar sentencia esperar juicio - 4 -

9 B Badge (n.) Bail (n.) Bail bond Bail out (v.) Bail revocation placa fianza bono de fianza sacar en libertad bajo fianza revocar la fianza Detention & Corrections; Court Proceedings & Detention & Corrections; Court Proceedings & Detention & Corrections; Court Proceedings & Detention & Corrections; Court Proceedings & Ballistics balística Drugs & Weapons Bench conference Bench trial Bench warrant Beyond a reasonable doubt conferencia en el estrado; consulto en el estrado juicio sin jurado orden judicial de arresto fuera de toda duda razonable ; Court Proceedings & Bigamy bigamia Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Bond (n.) Booking Bribery Brief (n.) medida de alcohol en la sangre (BAC) bono ficha policiaca [plus una explicación de lo que pasa durante el proceso] soborno reporte legal resumido; informe legal resumido Drugs & Weapons; Law Enforcement & Detention & Corrections; Court Proceedings & Bullet bala; proyectil Drugs & Weapons Bulletproof vest Burden of proof chaleco antibalas; chaleco a prueba de balas responsabilidad de probar - 5 -

10 B Burglary allanamiento con fines delictivos Buy & bust operation operativo de compra y arresto Drugs & Weapons; Law Enforcement & - 6 -

11 C Calendar Calendar part Capacity to consent Capital punishment calendario judicial sala; sala calendario capacidad pena de muerte Carjacking secuestro de automóvil Caseload cantidad de casos Probation & Parole Casing casquillo; cartucho Drugs & Weapons Cemetery desecration profanación de tumbas Certificate of disposition Certificate of relief from disabilities Certified copy Chain of custody Change of venue Charge (n.) Charge (v.) Child abuse Child abuse/ neglect proceeding certificado de disposición certificado de liberación de incapacidades copia certificada continuidad de custodia traslado de jurisdicción acusación cargo maltrato de menores; abuso de menores procesos de abuso o neglicencia de menores ; ; Court Proceedings & ; Court Proceedings & Child neglect negligencia contra menores - 7 -

12 C Circumstantial evidence Citation [legal reference] Citation [summons] CJA panel attorney Clear and convincing evidence Clear and present danger Cocaine base prueba circunstancial citación; citatorio citación defensor gratuito de la comisión de justicia prueba riesgo evidente e inminente base de cocaína; pasta básica de cocaína; cocaína base ; Drugs & Weapons Cocaine perico; cocaina Drugs & Weapons Coercion coerción; coacción Collateral attack [on a conviction] Collateral review ataque indirecto contra una sentencia; ataque indirecto contra un procedimiento revsión del procedimiento por otro tribunal Collusion colusión; actuar en conjunto Commercial bribe receiving aceptar un soborno comercial Commercial bribing soborno comercial Commitment Community court Community service Commutation Competence of defendant confinamiento corte de la comunidad; corte comunitaria servicio comunitario conmutación; cambio o ajuste de sentencia capacidad del acusado ; Detention & Corrections - 8 -

13 C Competent evidence Competent to stand trial Complainant Complaint prueba admisible capacidad para ser juzgado querellante; demandante querella; demanda; queja ; ; Court Proceedings & Computer crime delito informático Computer tampering alteración fraudulenta de computadora Computer trespass piratería informática Concurrent sentence/term Conditional release/discharge sentencia concurrente; sentencia simultánea libertad condicional ; Probation & Parole Conditions of parole libertad condicional Probation & Parole Conditions of probation libertad condicional Probation & Parole Conditions of release condiciones de liberación Probation & Parole Confession Confidential information Consecutive sentence Consent (n.) Consolidated action Conspiracy confesión información confidencial pena consecutiva; pena sucesiva consentir; permitir acciones consolidadas conspiración ; ; Court Proceedings & ; Penal Law & Offenses - 9 -

14 C Contempt of court Contraband Contract (n.) desacato o desobediencia contra un tribunal contrabando contrato ; Court Proceedings & ; Detention & Corrections; Drugs & Weapons Controlled substance sustancia regulada; sustancias ilícitas Drugs & Weapons Convict (n.) Convict (v.) Conviction Corporation Counsel's Office Corrections officer Corroborate Corroborating affidavit condenado condenar condena fiscalía de la corte de familia oficial del departamento penitenciario; oficial del departamento penal corroborar declaración jurada; ; Detention & Corrections Detention & Corrections Corroboration coroboración Count (n.) cargo Counterfeiting falsificación Course of sexual conduct against a child Court Court appearance Court clerk curso de conducta sexual contra un menor corte; juzgado; tribunal comparecencia ante la corte actuario; secretario de actas

15 C Court order Court part Crack (n.) orden judicial; orden de la corte; auto sala; corte cocaína cocinada; "crac;" cocinado; jabón; piedritas de perico Drugs & Weapons Crime delito; crimen Crime of terrorism terorismo Crime scene el lugar de los hechos Criminal conduct conducta ilegal Criminal contempt desacato criminal Criminal court corte criminal Criminal facilitation facilitación de delito Criminal impersonation suplantación ilícita de identidad Criminal mischief and related offenses daños contra la propiedad Criminal negligence negligencia criminal Criminal nuisance molestia criminal Criminal possession posesión ilícita; tenencia ilícita Criminal possession of a weapon Criminal purchase of a weapon Criminal record Criminal sale of a firearm posesión ilegal de un arma; tenencia ilegal de un arma compra criminal de un arma antecedentes penales venta ilegal de un arma de fuego ; Court Proceedings &

16 C Criminal sale of marijuana venta ilícita de marihuana Criminal simulation simulación criminal; simulación penal Criminal solicitation solicitación criminal Criminal tampering alterar fraudalentamente Criminal trespass entrada o permanencia criminal Criminal use of a firearm uso criminal de un arma de fuego Criminal usury usura criminal; usura penal Criminally negligent homicide Cross examination Culpability Cumulative sentence homicidio con negligencia criminal contrainterrogatorio culpabilidad condena acumulativa Custodial interference interferencia de custodia Custody custodia ; Juvenile Justice; Detention & Corrections

17 D Dangerous instrument instrumento peligroso Drugs & Weapons Deadly physical force fuerza mortal Drugs & Weapons; Penal Law & Offenses Deadly weapon arma mortífera Drugs & Weapons Decline to prosecute Defendant Defense Defense counsel/lawyer Definite sentence renuncia a enjuiciar acusado defensa abogado defensor sentencia definida Delinquency delincuencia Juvenile Justice Delinquency proceeding procedimiento de delincuencia Juvenile Justice Delinquent delincuente Juvenile Justice Designated felony act delitos mayores designados Juvenile Justice Desk Appearance Ticket (DAT) Detainee documento de citación; documento citatorio; citatorio (DAT) detenido ; Detention & Corrections Detention arresto; detención Detention & Corrections Determinate sentence Detoxification Direct examination Directed verdict pena determinada desintoxificación interrogatorio veredicto por (la) instrucción judicial Probation & Parole; Detention & Corrections

18 D Discharge Discovery [or disclosure] Dismiss a case Dismissal Dismissal with prejudice Dismissal without prejudice Disorderly conduct Disposition liberar obtención de información y pruebas desestimar un caso anulación de los cargos desestimación o anulación con prejuicio desestimación o anulación sin prejuicio desorden público; escándalo público; desobediencia publica disposición; fallo; resolución; sentencia ; Detention & Corrections; Probation & Parole ; Juvenile Justice Dispositional hearing audiencia de disposición Juvenile Justice District Attorney (DA) Diversion fiscal (DA) desviación ; Court Proceedings & Domestic violence violencia doméstica Domicile Double jeopardy Drive-by shooting Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) domicilio prohibición contra doble enjuiciamiento tiroteo desde un vehículo en movimiento conducir/manejar bajo la influnecia (DUI) conducir/manejar en estado de intoxicación del alcohol (DWI) ; Court Proceedings & Drug (n.) droga Drugs & Weapons Drug abuse abuso de drogas Drugs & Weapons

19 D Drug addict drogadicto Drugs & Weapons Drug addiction drogadicción Drugs & Weapons Drug counseling consejería para drogadictos Drugs & Weapons Drug courier/mule (una) mula; transporta drogas Drugs & Weapons Drug paraphernalia Drug rehabilitation center implementos/objetos relacionados con drogas; accesorios centro de rehabilitación (programa) Drugs & Weapons Drugs & Weapons Drug testing examen de drogas; prueba de drogas Drugs & Weapons Drug trafficking Duress narcotráfico; contrabando de narcóticos bajo coacción ; Drugs & Weapons

20 E Early Case Assessment Bureau (ECAB) Eavesdropping Departamento de Asesoramiento Inicial de Casos (ECAB) escuchar conversaciones indebidamente ; Law Enforcement & Ecstasy la droga "ecstasy" Drugs & Weapons Embezzle malversar Endangering the Welfare of Enter a plea to the indictment Entertain a motion Entrapment Entry of judgment Equal protection of laws Escape (n.) Escape (v.) Evidence Ex parte Excessive force Exclusionary rule Exhibit (n.) poner en peligro el bienestar de un declararse culpable o no culpable considerar la solicitud/petición tender una trampa inscripción de la sentencia igualdad de protección ante la ley escape; fuga fugarse; huir; escapar evidencia; prueba admisible "ex parte" fuerza excesiva regla de exclusión prueba real admitida ; Penal Law & Offenses Probation & Parole; Detention & Corrections; Probation & Parole; Detention & Corrections; ; Penal Law & Offenses Exoneration of bail cancelación de la fianza Detention & Corrections

21 E Exploration of placement (EOP) Expunge Extreme emotional disturbance investigaciones para la colocación (EOP) eliminar pertubación emocional extrema Juvenile Justice

22 F Fabricate evidence Fact-finding hearing Failing to respond to an appearance ticket Failure to appear (FTA) False imprisonment Falsely reporting an incident fabricar pruebas; inventar pruebas; falsificar pruebas juicio (en corte de familia); audiencia de determinación de los hechos incomparecencia a una cita incomparecencia; no comparecencia (FTA) privación ilegítima de la libertad reportar un incidente falso ; Court Proceedings & Juvenile Justice ; Court Proceedings & ; Court Proceedings & ; Law Enforcement & ; Detention & Corrections Family Court corte de familia Juvenile Justice Family Court Appearance Ticket (FCAT) citación de comparecencia a corte de familia (FCAT) Juvenile Justice Felony delito mayor Female genital mutilation mutilación de los genitales femeninos Fencing comerciar con objetos robados File a motion File notice of appeal Finding (n.) Fingerprints someter una moción; presentar una moción someter una solicitud de apelacion; presentar un recurso de apelación fallo huellas digitales/ dactilares Juvenile Justice; Court Proceedings & Firearms armas de fuego Drugs & Weapons First degree murder homicidio en primer grado Fixed sentence sentencia fija

23 F Force (n.) fuerza ; Detention & Corrections Forcible rape violación forzada Forcible touching Forfeiture contacto forzado (plus una explicación del acto) perder el derecho; decomiso Forgery falsificación Foster care casa de crianza; hogar de crianza Juvenile Justice Fraud fraude; estafa Fraudulent accosting estafar Frisk Fugitive cachear; palpar el cuerpo; registrar fugitivo; prófugo ; Detention & Corrections

24 G Gambling juegos de azar; apostar Gang assault agresión de pandilla; ganga (slang) Good time [served on a sentence] crédito por buen comportamiento Detention & Corrections Graffiti (n.) graffiti Graffiti (v.) hacer grafiti; pintar grafiti Grand jury jurado acusatorio; gran jurado Grand larceny hurto mayor Guardian tutor legal ; Juvenile Justice Guardian ad litem tutor legal ad litem Juvenile Justice Guilty plea Guilty verdict declaración judicial de culpabilidad encontrar culpable

25 H Habeas corpus [writ of] Habitual offender habeas corpus; mandato/orden judicial de habeas corpus ofensor habitual Hacker "hacker"; pirata informático Halfway/transition house residencia supervisada de transición; casa de reintegración social; casa de reinserción Probation & Parole Handgun pistola; revólver Drugs & Weapons Harassment hostigamiento; vejación Hate crime crimen de odio Hazing acosar Hearing (n.) Hearing examiner Hearsay audiencia; vista auditor testimonio de oídas Heroin heroina Drugs & Weapons Hindering prosecution obstrucción de acción judicial Homicide homicidio Hung jury jurado en desacuerdo

26 I Identity theft robo de identidad Illegal possession of a gun Illegal search and seizure Illegally seized evidence tenencia ilícita/ posesión ilegal de arma de fuego requiza y detención ilegal prueba obtenida ilegalmente Immigration hold orden de detención de inmigración Detention & Corrections Immunity Impeach [a witness] inmunidad procesal penal impugnar [al testigo] Imprisonment encarcelamiento Detention & Corrections Incapacitated person persona incapacitada Incest Incesto Inciting to riot incitar al tumulto Incompetent person Inculpatory statement incapaz de ser enjuicado; incapaz de ser juzgado declaración inculpatoria Indecent exposure exhibición indecente Indeterminate sentence Indictment Indigent Information Informer/informant sentencia indeterminada acusación formal; documento inculpatorio; documento acusatorio indigente informe acusatorio informante; confidente; soplón

27 I Infraction Initial appearance Insanity defense infracción;violación; contravención comparecencia inicial; vista inicial defensa por aflicción mental; ; Probation & Parole Insurance fraud fraude de seguros Intake Intent Interpreter Interrogation [custodial] Intimidating a victim or witness entrevista inicial intención intérprete interrogatorio a un detenido intimidación a víctima o testigo ; Detention & Corrections; Juvenile Justice Intoxication intoxicación Drugs & Weapons Investigation and Report (I&R) Involuntary manslaughter investigación e informe (I&R) homicidio involuntario ; Probation & Parole Issuing a bad check pagar con cheques sin fondos

28 J Jail (n.) cárcel Detention & Corrections Jostling empujar sin razón Judge (n.) Judgment Jump bail Jurisdiction Juror Jury Jury part Justification juez sentencia; fallo quebrantar/violar la fianza; incumplir las condiciones de fianza; fugarse estando bajo fianza jurisdicción jurado; miembro del jurado jurado sala justificación ; Detention & Corrections; Court Proceedings & Juvenile juvenil; menor de edad Juvenile Justice Juvenile court tribunal de menores Juvenile Justice Juvenile delinquency proceeding procedimiento de delincuencia de menores Juvenile Justice Juvenile delinquent delincuente juvenil Juvenile Justice Juvenile offender ofensador juvenil; ofensor juvenil Juvenile Justice Juvenile petition petición acusatoria Juvenile Justice

29 K Kidnapping secuestro Knives cuchillo/cuchillos; arma blanca Drugs & Weapons

30 L Lack of consent [on a sex offense] abuso sexual sin consentimiento Larceny hurto Latent prints Law huellas latentes ley Law guardian abogado de menores Juvenile Justice Lawyer Legal Aid Society Lesser included charge Lesser included offense Letter of disposition Liability Litigate abogado Sociedad de Ayuda Legal delito menor incluido cargo menor incluido carta de disposición responsabilidad litigar Live ammunition balas; municiones; cartuchos Drugs & Weapons Local supervision supervisión local Probation & Parole Loitering merodear Lookout [for a sale] vigia; vigilante Drugs & Weapons

31 M Magistrate juez Make/post bail pagar la fianza Detention & Corrections Malice aforethought Mandatory minimum sentence Mandatory sentence Mandatory surcharge con premeditación y alevosía; premeditación dolosa pena mínima obligatoria; sentencia mínima obligatoria pena obligatoria; sentencia obligatoria recargo obligatorio Manslaughter homicidio culposo Marijuana marihuana Drugs & Weapons Marked money [to buy] Marshal Material witness Maximum sentence Mediation Medical examiner dinero preidentificado; dinero marcado alguacil testigo esencial pena máxima; sentencia máxima mediación médico forense ; Detention & Corrections Detention & Corrections; Law Enforcement & Menacing amenezar Mental disease/defect Mental incapacity Mentally ill enfermedad mental; defecto mental incapacidad mental enfermo mental ; Detention & Corrections ; Detention & Corrections ; Detention & Corrections

32 M Minor [juvenile] menor Juvenile Justice Miranda hearing Miranda rights Miranda Rule Miranda warning Misapplication of property "audiencia para determinar " derechos según el fallo de Miranda Regla de Miranda advertencia Miranda; notificación de los derechos procesales uso fraudalento de propiedad ajena ; Court Proceedings & Misdemeanor delito menor Mistrial Mitigating circumstances juicio nulo circunstancias atenuantes Money laundering lavado de dinero Monitoring Moral turpitude Motion (n.) Motion to dismiss Motive Mug shot monitoriando; observando conducta inmoral; torpeza moral petición; moción moción de desestimación motivo; razón foto policial ; Probation & Parole Juvenile Justice; Court Proceedings & Murder (n.) homicidio

33 N Neglect (n.) descuido; conducta descuidada; conducta negligente Negligence negligencia Negligent manslaughter homicidio culposo negligente New York City Department of Correction (DOC) New York City Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) New York City Department of Probation (DOP) New York City Family Justice Center New York City Law Department New York City Police Department (NYPD) New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) New York State Division of Parole New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) No true bill Nolle prosequi Nolo contendere Non-support of a child Notary public Notice (n.) Departemento Penitenciario (DOC) Departemento de Justicia Para Menores (DJJ) Departamento de Libertad Condicional (DOP) Centro de Justicia para la Familia Departamento de Leyes Departamento de Policia de la Cuidad de Nueva York (NYPD) División de Servicios Penales (DCJS) Division de Libertad Condicional Oficina de Servicios de Familia (OCFS) rechazo de una acusación formal nolle prosequi; renunciación de acusación. nolo contendere; no entablar defense falta de mantención de un niño; falta de manutención de un menor notario publico notificación Agency Names Agency Names Agency Names Agency Names Agency Names Agency Names Agency Names Agency Names Agency Names

34 N Notice of appeal notificación de apelación

35 O Oath Objection juramento objeción; protesta Obscenity obscenidad Obstruction of justice Offender Offense obstucción a la justicia delincuente; infractor; ofensador; ofensor delito; infracción; acto ilícito ; Penal Law & Offenses ; Court Proceedings & ; Court Proceedings & Offensive exhibition exhibición ofensiva Order of protection orden de protección ; Court Proceedings & Organized crime crimen organizada

36 P Pardon indulto Parole libertad condicional Probation & Parole Parole [to release on ] poner en libertad condicional Probation & Parole; Court Proceedings & Parole revocation revocación de la libertad condicional Probation & Parole Parole supervision supervisión de la libertad condicional Probation & Parole Parole violation violación de la libertad condicional Probation & Parole Patronizing a prostitute usar servicios de una prostituta Pedigree information Penalty datos personales penalidad; sanción ; Penitentiary penitenciaría; presidio Detention & Corrections Perjury perjurio; falso testimonio Perpetrator autor de los hechos Persistent felony offender ofensor persistente en delitos mayores Persistent sexual abuse abuso sexual persistente Persistent violent felony offender Persons In Need of Supervision Persons In Need of Supervision (PINS) proceeding ofensor persistente en delitos mayores violentos personas en necesidad de supervisión procedimiento para personas en necesidad de supervisión (PINS) Juvenile Justice Juvenile Justice Petit larceny hurto menor Petition (n.) petición; demanda; solicitud ; Juvenile Justice

37 P Piracy pirateria Placement colocación Juvenile Justice Plea (n.) Plea agreement Plea bargain Plead guilty to a charge Police car Police precinct Possession Possession of gambling records contestación a una demanda o acusación convenio declaratorio; acuerdo (con la fiscalía) para la declaración de culpabilidad convenio declaratorio declararse culpable de un cargo carro patrulla cuartel posesión; tenencia tenencia de registros de apuestas; posesión de registros de apuestas ; Drugs & Weapons Post/make bail pagar la fianza Detention & Corrections Predicate felony offender Premises Pre-plea Investigation report (PPI) Preponderance of the evidence Pre-Sentence Investigation report (PSI) Presentment agency ofensor reincidente en delitos mayores predios informe antelar a la contestación de los cargos (PPI) preponderancia de la evidencia; preponderancia de la prueba informe antelar a la sentencia (PSI) fiscalía ; Court Proceedings & ; Court Proceedings & Probation & Parole; Court Proceedings & Pretrial detention detención preventiva Detention & Corrections Pretrial discovery obtención de pruebas antes del juicio

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