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Court Room
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COURT COMPETENCY Word Search

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Word Search
Description

APPEAL
CONTEMPT OF COURT
CHARACTER WITNESS
MISTRIAL
SUBPONEA
PROBATION
MOTION
PUBLIC DEFENDANT
BAILIFF
HUNG JURY
DEFENDANT
WITNESS
TESTIMONY
JURY
CONVICTION
PAROLE
SENTENCE
BAIL
PERJURY
EVIDENCE
PLEA BARGAIN
VERDICT

Trial By Jury Word Search

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Word Search
Description

evidence
direct examination
cross examination
testimony
alternate juror
foreperson
information
hung jury
mistrial
bench trial
beyond a reasonable doubt
verdict
peremptory challenge
grand jury
petit jury
defense attorney
court reporter
defendant
judge
clerk of the court
district attorney
bailiff
indict
jury pool
acquit

Court Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The release of a person before their trial so they don't have to wait in jail. Most of the time money will be payed to guarantee them showing up to the trial. Bail
Prove that the person accused was somewhere else when the crime took place. Alibi
Lying on the witness stand. This can cause the witness to get charged. Perjury
Think out a plan beforehand. Premeditated
A crime that is usually involving violence and you go to jail for over a year. Felony
A person under arrest to be brought before a judge or court, especially to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention. Habeas Corpus
Private relations between members of the community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs. Civil Law
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes. Criminal Law
The part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes. Common Law
When the person accused pleads guilty for a lighter sentence. Plea Bargain
Decides lawsuits brought before the court. Judge
Group of people selected to hear the evidence in the trial and render a verdict. Jury
Instead of sending the accused person to prison the court releases the person into the community under monetization. Probation
Institute legal proceedings against a person or organization. Prosecute
The punishment ordered by the court for a defendant convicted of a crime. Sentence
The decision made by a judge or jury that determines the guilt or innocent of the defendant. Verdict
A person called upon from either side in a lawsuit to give a testimony before the court jury. Witness
Court authorization to conduct a search to make an arrest. Warrant
A law passed by legislation. Statute
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments. Jurisdiction
The dispute point between parties in a lawsuit. Issue
Information received by other people that cannot be confirmed (rumor). Hearsay
To place a paper in the legal custody of the clerk of court to enter into its files. File
Information presented in testimony that is used to persuade the judge or jury to decide the case in favor of one side or the other. Evidence
Officially tell someone that they can or must leave. Discharge
A person who has filed a petition for relief under the bankruptcy code. Debtor
A tribunal presided over by the judge in civil or criminal cases. Court
A judgment of guilt against a criminal defendant. Conviction
A state that does not have any evidence to prove it happened. Claim
Property of all kinds including real and personal. Assets

Mock Trial Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Courtroom Workgroup Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

To Kill a Mockingbird - Legal Terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A lawyer empowered to prosecute (bring a criminal charge against someone who is accused of doing something illegal)) cases on behalf of a government and its people is called a __________________ attorney. prosecuting
A lawyer who travels to different locations to prosecute in trials is called a ______________ solicitor. circuit
The _____________________ attorney is usually hired directly by the person accused and from that point forward, represents the accused throughout the legal process, including trial. defending
_______________-appointed attorneys - lawyers who provide legal counsel to those who have been criminally charged and cannot otherwise obtain or pay for an attorney. Court
The person who initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint is called the ________________. plaintiff
In criminal cases, the person accused of the crime is called the __________________. defendant
A stenographer who makes a verbatim record and transcription of proceedings is called the court _________________. reporter
A public official who hears and decides cases brought before a court of law. judge
A law officer who helps to maintain order in the court. bailiff
A group of people selected to apply the law, as stated by the judge, to the facts of a case and render a decision, called the verdict. jury
The decision that must be unanimously voted upon (however, in some states todays, some can be non-unanimous). verdict
A written legal order directing a person to appear in court to give testimony. Subpoena
Evidence which helps to strengthen a position is called _____________________ evidence. corroborating
Open disrespect of a court or judge. contempt
A fancy way of saying information is not relative; not related (to something). Irrelevant
A fancy way of saying evidence is unimportant. Immaterial
A legal fight over the ownership of a particular piece of property. title dispute
Formally accused; charged. indicted
Clear of a charge; find not guilty. acquit
When a _______________ the jury, he gives them instructions in law before they go off to deliberate or decide the case. charges

The Law and You Crossword

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Crossword
Description

S/he oversees and referees a trial judge
some one accused of crime and standing trial defendant
Attorney for the people prosecutor
attorney for an accused defense attorney
group of people deciding a case jury
process of asking for another trial appeal
local law ordinance
state law statute
formal accusation indictment
final part of trial sentencing
negotiating a lesser charge or sentence plea bargaining
court calendar docket
meeting before going to trial hearing
s/he maintains law and order in courtroom bailiff
complaint bringer in civil trial plaintiff
type of law involving foreign countries international law
law involving loss or damage of property civil
law involving harm to a person criminal

Order in the Court! Word Search

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Guilty
Witness
Felony
Verdict
Sentence
Misdemeanor
Spectators
Plaintiff
Defendant
Attorney
Judge
Evidence
Appeal
Perjury
Bailiff
Stenographer
Bench Trial
Jury

Criminal Justice Word Search

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Description

adjudications
appelate
care
corrections
court
criminal
diversion
Evidentiary
George
grand
hearing
jury
justice
kelling
lawyer
magistrate
municipal
officer
path
patriae
peel
probate
program
rape
sentencing
state
statutory rape
superior
trail

LEGAL TERMS Word Search

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Description

PENAL CODE
DISMISSED
PROSECUTOR
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
PUBLIC DEFENDER
TORRANCE
CASE
JAIL
RECEPTIONIST
VERDICT
INNOCENT
GUILTY
CLERK
SECRETARY
JURY
EVIDENCE
COURT
JUDGE
WITNESS
POLICE
STATEMENT