To help readers who may have trouble with the legal jargon in court stories, Evening Sun reporter Mark Walters will be putting together a terms-you-need-to-know list. Every week, he’ll add a new word to the list, using articles to show how the word is used in a sentence.
Pro se: When a person represents oneself as his/her own legal counsel.
When former assistant public defender William Scott Sandusky flied a lawsuit against the Adams County’s Public Defender’s Office, Sandusky represented himself, making it a pro se civil suit. READ MORE
Have a piece of legal jargon you want Mark to address? Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.