Glossary of Legal Terms – K

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From “Key number system” to “Knowingly”

Key number system
A research aid developed by West Publishing Company which classifies digests of cases in to various law topics and subtopics which are given paragraph numbers called “Key Numbers.” Each key number for a given topic helps the researcher quickly find all references to the legal matter being researched.

Kidnapping
The unlawful and carrying away of a human being by force and against his will.

Knowingly
With knowledge, willfully or intentionally with respect to a material element of an offense.

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