House arrest bracelet – this term describes a GPS-monitored bracelet attached to the ankle of a convicted or charged person who is obliged not to leave their home on the base of a court order. Such a prohibition and alternative…

Hot pursuit – the term describes a pursuit of a convicted person by a police officer in relation to capturing the convicted, preventing escape and bringing him/her to court.

Hot cargo rule – in some jurisdictions this is a term of the Labor law, entitling workers who have produced goods, to deny to handle these goods until their dispute with the employer or with the government is solved.

Hot-cargo agreement – in the sphere of Employment Law, the term is used to detail a type of agreement, that has been concluded between neutral employer who agrees to pacify another employer with whom a union has a dispute.

Hostile work environment – used in the sphere of the Employment Law in many countries, this legal term relates to a workplace where a sexual or other type of harassment is practiced against certain employees.

Hostile witness – During an examination-in-chief, a lawyer is not allowed to ask leading questions of their own witness. But, if that witness openly shows hostility against the interests (or the person) that the lawyer represents, the lawyer may ask…