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A civil wrong tort
The rule that states that courts will stand by decisions handed down by higher courts, in the same hierarchy, in like cases stare decisis
A remark or statement made by a judge that does not form a part of the judgment but is used by way of analogy or example. obiter dictum
The judge's reason for their decision that forms the binding precedent for future cases ratio decidendi
The direct application of force on another person battery
A written or oral statement that injuries a person's good reputation defamation
A tort imposing a duty to exercise reasonable care to ensure a person's actions do not adversely affect others negligence
A civil remedy providing monetary compensation damages
A person's expression of willingness to enter into an agreement offer
The person against whom a civil action is brought in the courts defendant
The state of affairs where an action is necessary to avoid death or injury to a person necessity
Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something consent
Occurs when one person unlawfully detains another person false imprisonment
A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others duty of care
The action of showing something to be right or reasonable justification
A special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group absolute privilege
To a willing person, injury is not done volante non fit injuria
Reviewers and commentators are protected from defamation action because they present an honest opinion fair comment
An action inviting other parties to make an offer to form a contract invitation to treat
These defences are specific and find application in relation to a fixed nature of tort general defences

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Legal terms Crossword

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_____ law is for disputes between individuals Civil
________ law is for wrongs committed against the state Criminal
lying in court while under oath Perjury
Mens ____ the mental element of a crime (2) rea
Actus ______ the physical element of a crime (2) reus
the party being sued in a lawsuit Respondent
the party suing someone else in a lawsuit Plaintiff
compensation paid to a successful litigant Damages
a previous legal decision that courts rely on to make future decisions Precedent
one of the words in ADR Alternative
a written statement under oath Affidavit
when a higher court reviews the judgement of a lower court trial Appeal
a formal accusation of a serious crime Indictment
money given to the court to ensure that the defendant will return to face trial Bail
_______________ law, used in English Canada, has been developed through case decisions by judges, not by legislation Common
____________ claim: when the defendant in a civil action sues the plaintiff right back Counter
_____________ judgements are made if the defendant in a civil action doesn't appear for the trial Default
a formal meeting before a lawsuit begins in order to disclose information or facts Discovery
to collect money or property via a court order Garnish
testimony given by a witness who tells second hand information, generally not allowed Hearsay
Habeas __________ a court order used to bring a person physically before a court in order to see if there is enough evidence to proceed to criminal trial Corpus
a court order to stop doing, or to start doing, a specific act Injunction
a resolution process where an impartial third party assists to voluntarily reach a mutually acceptable settlement Mediation
release from incarceration after serving part of a sentence Parole
temporarily, or indefinitely, stopping a judicial proceeding Stay
a civil injury or wrong to someone else Tort
_____________ damages: compensation for future lost earnings, or pain and suffering General
_____________ damages are compensation for lost wages or expenses before a civil trial begins Special
an order to appear in court to testify as a witness Subpoena

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Criminal Justice Vocabulary Terms Crossword

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A finding of not guilty by a judge or jury. Acquittal
The loser at a trial asks a higher court to rule the trial judge made an error. The result may be the trial court is affirmed (the winner still wins), reversed (the loser now wins), or reversed and remanded (trial court has more work to do and has to follow the rule of law established by the appeals court). Appeal
______ ____________is the details; taking the time to make sure all of the details have been examined. For example, when processing a crime scene, officers should use ______ ___________ to ensure all components of the crime scene have been examined. Due Diligence
If something has _____________ value in a case, then it is an item that can be used to prove guilt or innocence of a subject. In addition, items that have ________value show a crime did in fact take place. If an item does not have _____________value, then it is an item that has been ruled out from assisting in an investigation. Evidentiary
A crime with a lower penalty than a felony. Misdemeanor
During an arraignment, it’s a defendant's plea of ______ _________, not admitting to the guilt of the crime, but paying the penalty for it. Nolo Contendere
An inmate's early release from prison upon good behavior, as well as meeting conditions throughout the early release. Parole
a group (3 or more) of individuals who conspire and act out activities that our justice system deems illegal. Organized Crime
Crimes at a level charged higher than a Misdemeanor Felony
A Defendant's voluntary guilty plea to an offense charge, for a lesser sentence. Plea Bargain
Government action against an accused person's criminal conduct. Prosecution
Re-offending [to do the same crime twice] Recidivism
an order to appear in court. Summons
someone who takes the law into their own hands, ignoring the criminal justice process. Vigilante
The individual that the charges are against. Defense
It is the physical action of the criminal act. Actus Reus
________ __________are required whenever you are interrogating someone who is in police custody (arrested/detained) about a crime. It is important to note you do not have to read someone their _______ ________ if you are gathering initial information. However, once you start asking crime specific or detailed questions, then the ___________ ___________ has to be read. Miranda Warning
A defense to a criminal act that purports the defendant was somewhere other than the place of the crime at the time the crime occurred. Alibi
a category of crime that consists of setting a fire with the intent of causing some type of harm (excludes accidental fires). Arson
A sufficient reason based upon known facts to believe a crime has been committed or that certain property is connected with a crime. Probable Cause
This amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures. Fourth
This Amendment protects the freedom of speech, religion, press, and peaceful protest. First
This Amendment protects an individuals right of self incrimination. Fifth
Alternative to imprisonment where a person can stay in the community with supervision Probation
The use or threat of violence directed at people or governments to punish them for past action or to bring about a change of policy that is to the terrorist's liking Terrorism
The killing of one person by another, whether intentional or non intentional Homicide
Unlawful offer or attempt with force or violence to hurt another Assault
The taking of the property of another out of his or her presence by means of force and violence or the threat thereof Robbery
Acquisition of the property of another through deception Fraud
The nighttime breaking and entering of the dwelling house of another, with the intention to commit a crime or theft therein (a felony) Burglary
The theft of property or money with which one is entrusted with or responsible for Embezzlement
Wrong committed by one person against other that does not require punishment, only entitles the victim to compensation Tort
The relationship between private parties only Civil
The relationship between the misbehaving private individual and society/government Criminal
The wronged individual in a civil case Plantiff
What the plaintiff seeks to win (Money) - damages Judgement
An unintentional tort. When a person's failure to use reasonable care causes harm Negligence
Responsible for harm Liable
Legal responsibility - the obligation to do or not do something Liability
Oral statements that harm reputation Slander
Someone who helps another person commit a crime Accomplis
An agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime Conspiracy
The most serious form of criminal homicide (done w/ malice) Murder
The deliberate taking of one's own life Suicide
Statement that contains information about the elements of a crime and that is provided and attested to by a person involved in committing the crime. Can be oral or written. Confession
That portion of a residence not open to the public. Sidewalks and alleys are open to the public. But the ________ is reserved for private use by the property owner or the family. Curtilage
Questioning of an unwilling person (could be a relative or friend or suspect or even a witness) that is reluctant to give you information and that is suspected of direct or indirect involvement in the crime being investigated. Interrogation
Failure to properly care for a child. Also failure to care for a property or one's actions. Neglect

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Ethics & Legal Terms Crossword

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Use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse. Abuse
legal doctrine related to the guilt of someone who aids or abets in the commission of a crime Aiding & Abetting
A threat or attempt to inflict offensive physical contact or bodily harm on a person (as by lifting a fist in a threatening manner) that puts the person in immediate danger of or in apprehension of such harm or contact Assault
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without the person's consent Battery
The issuing of a statement or certificate by a professional organization to a person who has met the requirements of education and/or experience and who meets the standards set by the organization Certification
Threat of kidnapping, extortion, force or violence to be performed immediately or in the future, or the use of parental, custodial, or official authority over a child Coercion
The act of saying false things in order to make people have a bad opinion of someone or something Defamation
A system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine Ethics
A clear and voluntary indication of preference or choice, usually oral or written, and freely given in circumstances where the available options and their consequences have been made clear (informed consent Expressed Consent
An intentional tort; the intentional unjustified, nonconsensual detention or confinement of a person within fixed boundaries for any length of time. Restraint may be physical, chemical, or emotional False Imprisonment
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information HIPAA
An agreement by a patient to allow disclosure of private health information in cases in which the patient has been informed about the information to be disclosed, the purpose of the disclosure, and his or her right to object to the disclosure, but has not done so. Implied Consent
A formal agreement that a patient signs to give permission for a medical procedure (such as surgery) after having been told about the risks, benefits, etc. Informed Consent
Illicit (i.e., unauthorized) use of documentary materials related to treatment or condition of a patient. Invasion of Privacy
An area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal) to create legal relations with a third party. Law of Agency
The branch of law that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems. Laws
Responsible by law; legally answerable Liable
A false accusation written, printed, or typewritten, or presented in a picture or a sign that is made with malicious intent to defame the reputation of a person who is living or the memory of a person who is dead, resulting in public embarrassment, contempt, ridicule, or hatred. Libel
The state or condition of having a license granted by official or legal authority to perform medical acts and procedures not permitted by persons without such a license Licensure
Improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment, especially by a medical practitioner, lawyer, or public official Malpractice
Concerning or relating to what is right and wrong in human behavior Morals
Fail to care for properly Neglect
The failure to do something that a reasonable person of ordinary prudence would do in a certain situation or the doing of something that such a person would not do Negligence

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Legal/Ethical Terms Crossword

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approach that the “end may justify the means” Teleological
right or wrong based on duty, not consequences of actions Deontological
duty to be faithful to commitments Fidelity
duty to tell the truth Veracity
provides civil immunity to professionals who stop to offer care in an emergency Good Samitarian Law
a type of malpractice suit not requiring an expert witness because “the thing speaks for itself” Res ipsa loquitur
nonconsented physical contact with another person, even if contact is not violent Battery
defamation by written communication Libel
defamation by speech Slander
civil wrong in which an individual’s reputation has been damaged Defamation
failure to act as an ordinary prudent person when such failure results in harm to another Negligence
failure to meet standards of care, resulting in harm to another person Malpractice
legal concept meaning "let the superior respond". A company and it's management are held responsible for employees' actions. Respondent superior
civil wrongs committed by one person against another person Torts
person who files a lawsuit and is seeking damages for perceived wrongdoing Plaintiff
principles that determine which human actions are right or wrong Ethics
situation involving competing principles that appears to have no satisfactory solution Ethical dilemma
duty to prevent or avoid doing harm Nonmaleficence
duty to actively do good for patients Beneficence
duty to treat all patients fairly Justice
patient’s right to self-determination without outside control Autonomy

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judicial branch Crossword

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In the state court judges are elected for how many years 4years
If you are a delinquent or unruly what is the age for you to go to a juvenile court Under 17
Highest court in ga supreme
Court that can issue search warrants state
How many supreme court are there in GA 1 court
Civil wrong doing of an individual tort
Who reviews the death sentence cases supreme court
Court that handles minor traffic incidents magistrate
Number of counties in GA 159
Court that handles wills and estates probate
Which court handles cases involving violations of city law municipal
Highest trial court superior
What is the job of the judicial branch to Georgia citizens ensure justice
What did you do if you got the death penalty capital felony
What judges are elected by partisan elections juvenile
Most serious crimes felony crimes
Appellate court other than supreme court of appeals
Occurs when a written law is broken crime
Reviews cases that have been already decided by a lower court appellate
Less serious crimes with less than a year in prison misdemeanor
Which court look at all felony trials superior
What type of case does felony and misdemeanors go to criminal
Which court deal with land deed disputes superior
What are the delinquent behaviors that bring a juvenile to the adult process 7 deadly sins

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Legal/Ethical Responsibilities Crossword

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kack ability to sign contract;under influence or unconscious legal disability
false information that is spoken about someone slander
wrongful act that does not involve a contract tort
when false statements damage a person's reputation defamation
false information that is written about someone libel
aka crime criminal law
unlawful touching of another person without his/her consent. battery
threat or attempt to injure assault
involves legal relationships between people and protection of property civile law
a set of principles relating to what is morally right and/or wrong ethics
failure to give care that would normally be given and results in an injury malpractice
factors of care patients can expect to receive patient rights
restraining a person against his/her will false imprisonment
an agreement between two or more parties contract
information about a patient must remain private confidentiality
failure of a professional to use the degree of skill commonly expected in that particular profession malpractice
permission granted to perform procedure after all of the risks have been explained informed consent
restraining a person against his/her will false imprisonment

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Courtroom Workgroup Crossword

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The examination in court of the issues of fact and relevant law in a case for the purpose of convicting or acquitting the defendant. trial
Professional courtroom actors, including judges, prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys, public defenders, and others who earn a living serving the court. courtroom work group
An elected or appointed public official who presides over a cour of law and who is authorized to hear and sometimes to decide cases and to conduct trials. judge
an attorney whose official duty is to conduct criminal proceedings on behalf of the state or the people against those accused of having committed criminal offenses. prosecutor
Ant info having a tendency to clear a person of guilt or blame. exculpatory evidence
A licensed trial lawyer, hired or appointed to conduct the legal defense of a person accused of a crie and to represent him or her before a court of law. defense counsel
A court officer to keep order in the courtroom. bailiff
An attorney employed by a government agency or subagency or private organization, providing defence services to indigents. public defender
A person with special knowledge and skills recognized by the court as relevant to determination of guilt or innocence. expert witness
Eyewitness, character witness, or other person called on to testify who is not considered an expert. lay witness
A written order issued by a judicial officer or grand jury requiring an individual to appear in court and to give testimony or to bring material to be used for evidence. Subpoena
Movement of a trial or lawsuit from on jurisdiction to another or from one location to another within the same jurisdiction. Change of venue
A member of a trial or grand jury who has been selected for jury duty. juror

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Work Health and Safety Crossword

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The Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) often referred as ____ Health and Safety Occupational
As a business owner there are _____ requirements that you must comply with to ensure your workplace meets WHS obligation Legal
WHS involves the assessment and migration of risks that may impact the health, safety or ____ of those in your workplace Welfare
One of the responsibility of an employer is to provide safe _______ Equipment
One of the responsibly of an ________ is to protect their own health and safety Employee
Anything with the potential to cause injury Hazard
The likelihood of this hazard resulting in an injury Risk
One of the step to manage work health and safety risks is to ______ hazards identifying
Codes of _____ are practical guides to achieving the standards of health, safety and welfare required under the Work Health and Safety Act and WHS Regulations in jurisdiction Practices
An employee has a legal duty to _____ with an employer Cooperate
An employer has a legal duty to provide Supervision
There are many hazards in an office such as incorrect workstation set-up, poor lighting, poor layout of furniture and equipment, poor ___________ etc... housekeeping
One of the hazards when working in an office environment is ________ hazards Equipment
A disorder you get from sitting too long in an office Backpain
Some of the leading type of disabling office accidents are: falls and slips, _____ and over-exertion, struck by or striking against object and caught in object strains
The type of basic hazard categories is ______, chemical, biological and ergonomic physical
Some of the safe work practices are to never stand on the char or table to reach anything. The top of your computer should be at ____ level to avoid neck strain. Use safe lifting practices (bending your knees) eye
Loose lying cables can cause: tripping hazards, _________ and damage to equipment electrocution
If injuries or accident happen you must report all injuries or accident __________ straightaway
Duties of employers to their employees is to train them, provide protection and maintain a healthy working __________ environment

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Law Enforcement Crossword

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This position answers incoming lines, Emergency and Non-emergency and enters information into CAD. Receiver
This position tracks and updates units for incidents and radio traffic keeping track of the incidents and unit's movements on CAD. Dispatcher
This position may work phones or radio in conjunction with scheduling, evaluating, training, meeting and planning. Supervisor
Handles budgets, law, user agencies, politics, manages technical people, other administrative duties. Manager
Manages a team specialists that maintains the centers computer, radio, and telephone system. Systems Manager
Regarding hiring personnel, the term for an experienced person. Lateral
When receiving an emergency call, the first information the call taker should gather. where
Determining what and when allows the call taker or dispatcher to give the call. priority
The callers relationship to the call. who
A peerson who will call to report a crime or incident but not wish to give a name. anonymous
A collection of information entered ino CAD that describes the event or what is going on. narrative
An individual who commits a tort. tort feaser
Injuring the reputation of another by publicly making untrue statements. defamation
Beliefs that guide a persons or organization's behavior. values
The practice of moral priciples on a regular basis. morality

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Mock Trial Vocabulary Crossword

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to clear from charge or accusation Acquit
to hear and settle a case Adjudicate
An act that violates the law Crime
Written declaration made under oath Affidavit
An assertion that must be proved with evidence Allegation
A defendant’s defense against charges Answer
Transferring a case to a higher court for review Appeal
Hears court appeals and reviews decisions Appellate court
Objecting that admits facts of an opponent’s argument that denies they sustain pleading Demurrer
To call the accused to answer the charge Arraignment
Someone’s specific attorney Attorney At Law
Responsible for the case Attorney of record
Assessing the cause of death and examining the cadaver Autopsy
Money in exchange for release of the arrested, in guarantee that they’ll come to trial Bail
Court attendant who keeps order Bailiff
Responsible of proving a charge or allegation Burden of Proof
Facts or evidence in support of claim Case
Hall for trials and court Chambers
Laws of a nation dealing with rights of citizens Civil Law
Summing up important arguments, after seeing evidence Closing Argument
Filed in court against someone, by a plaintiff Complaint
When someone is officially guilty of a crime Conviction
Someone who investigates suspicious deaths Coroner
One who gives advice on legal matters Counsel
Group of people who make decisions about legal cases, and the time when this happens Court
When the accused is charged and judged Criminal action
System for those who commit (or are accused of) crimes Criminal law
Witness is interrogated/extends testimony Cross Examination
Award as compensation for loss/injury, usually money Damages
The accused party Defendant
Questioning a witness Direct Examination
Fair treatment of anyone in court Due Process Of Law
Anything giving information on the case(documents, testimony, items) Evidence
Document or article that is inspected; a form of evidence Exhibit
Crime that is more serious than a misdemeanor Felony
Formal charge for crime Indictment
Court order that prohibits a party of from specific action Injunction
Witnesses must leave the room when someone is appealing to the judge Invoke the Rule
One who hears and decides on court of law Judge
Right to interpret and apply law Jurisdiction
A jury of 12-23 people Jury Grand
Sits at civil and criminal cases Jury Petit

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