Long-term Offender

A convicted person for whom a court states there is a substantial risk of re-offending.


1) the value placed on injury or damages due to an accident caused by another's negligence. The amount of monetary damages can be determined in a lawsuit. 2) when expenses are greater than profits, the difference between money spent and income.

Loss Of Bargain

the inability to complete a sale of other business deal, caused by another's breach of contract, intentional interference with one's business, negligence or some other wrongdoing.

Loss Of Consortium

the inability of one's spouse to have normal marital relations, which is a euphemism for sexual intercourse.

Lower Court

1) any court of lesser rank, such as municipal or justice court below a superior or county court, a superior or county court below an appeals court, or an appeals court below the 
U.S. Supreme Court. 2) a reference in appeal to the trial court which originally heard the case.


an individual of unsound mind.