A legal determination that a person who has been charged with a crime is innocent.
A request for a higher court to review a decision made by a lower court.
When the accused is brought before the court to hear the charges against the person to plead guilty or not guilty.
The result of a criminal trial in which a person is found guilty.
The questioning of a witness by the lawyer for the opposing side.
The first questioning in a trial of a witness by the lawyer who called that witness.
An accusation of a crime, made against a person by a grand jury upon the request of a prosecutor.
An accusation of a crime, made against a person by the prosecutor.
A trial that becomes invalid, is essentially canceled, because of a mistake in procedure.
How a lawyer asks the judge to make a decision.
The opposing side finds fault with the question being asked the witness.
The judge, following an objection, decides the questions may continue.
The punishment given to a person who has been convicted of a crime.
The judge, following an objection, agrees that the line of questioning should not continue.
The decision of guilty or not guilty that is handed down by the jury.
The way a judge is addressed in a courtroom.
What are you guaranteed in the Bill of rights
legal term for being charged for a crime
request for review from a higher court
accused is brought before the court to hear charges
to be found guilty
to be accused of a crime
trial cancelled because of mistake in procedure
how a lawyer askes judge to make a decision
opposing side finds fault with question asked of the witness
punishment given to person convicted of crime
guilty or not guilty
way a judge is addressed in the courtroom
judge agrees questioning should not continue
This is the group of people who hear all the evidence and decide whether the accused is guilty of the crime.
This is what we call it when legal cases are presented in court.
This word means the fair and equal treatment of people.
If one side of a case disagrees with the result, it can make an _____ to a higher court so that another judge looks at the case.
The provincial courts deal with most ____ cases, when it is the government accusing someone of doing something bad.
Even if there is only one obvious victim, a crime is considered to affect ____ as a whole.
Every person accused of a crime has a right to a ____ to defend them.
There is a system called _____ (two words, no space) to help even the poorest person get a lawyer.
In the first step of a trial, the accused enters a ___, saying if they are admitting guilt or not.
In a trial by _____, only one person, the judge, decides on innocence or guilt.
This is what we call the decision at the end of a trial, where they say if the accused is innocent or guilty.
This is what we call the person who is accused of a crime, when they are on trial.
The government side in a criminal trial is called the Crown, or the _____.
Witnesses have to tell the truth in court; if they don't, it is a crime called ____.
There are this many people on a jury, in a criminal case.
This is where trials happen.
Our system does this to people found guilty of crimes, to send a message that society does not allow that behaviour.
It is a basic rule of Canadian justice that everyone must ___ the law.
When people are found ____ of a crime, they are punished.
to clear from charge or accusation
to hear and settle a case
An act that violates the law
Written declaration made under oath
An assertion that must be proved with evidence
A defendant’s defense against charges
Transferring a case to a higher court for review
Hears court appeals and reviews decisions
Objecting that admits facts of an opponent’s argument that denies they sustain pleading
To call the accused to answer the charge
Someone’s specific attorney
Responsible for the case
Assessing the cause of death and examining the cadaver
Money in exchange for release of the arrested, in guarantee that they’ll come to trial
Court attendant who keeps order
Responsible of proving a charge or allegation
Facts or evidence in support of claim
Hall for trials and court
Laws of a nation dealing with rights of citizens
Summing up important arguments, after seeing evidence
Filed in court against someone, by a plaintiff
When someone is officially guilty of a crime
Someone who investigates suspicious deaths
One who gives advice on legal matters
Group of people who make decisions about legal cases, and the time when this happens
When the accused is charged and judged
System for those who commit (or are accused of) crimes
Witness is interrogated/extends testimony
Award as compensation for loss/injury, usually money
The accused party
Questioning a witness
Fair treatment of anyone in court
Anything giving information on the case(documents, testimony, items)
Document or article that is inspected; a form of evidence
Crime that is more serious than a misdemeanor
Formal charge for crime
Court order that prohibits a party of from specific action
Witnesses must leave the room when someone is appealing to the judge
One who hears and decides on court of law
Right to interpret and apply law
A jury of 12-23 people
Sits at civil and criminal cases
to provide evidence as a witness
evidence provided by a witness
a judge's decision to ignore a lawyer's objection and allow the questioning to continue
the formal finding made by a jury as to whether a defendant is guilty or innocent
a person who testifies under oath in a trial with evidence
a solemn promise to perform an act truthfully and faithfully
found guilty of a crime at the end of a trial
an attorney or lawyer
a group of people who are selected and sworn in to hear a trial and to reach a verdict based on the evidence presented to them
the jury's formal discussion and debate over what the verdict of a trial will be
person who has been accused of a crime and is on trial
questioning a witness already questioned by the opposing side
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.
Prove that the person accused was somewhere else when the crime took place.
Lying on the witness stand. This can cause the witness to get charged.
Think out a plan beforehand.
A crime that is usually involving violence and you go to jail for over a year.
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.
Private relations between members of the community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs.
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes.
The part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes.
When the person accused pleads guilty for a lighter sentence.
Decides lawsuits brought before the court.
Group of people selected to hear the evidence in the trial and render a verdict.
Instead of sending the accused person to prison the court releases the person into the community under monetization.
Institute legal proceedings against a person or organization.
The punishment ordered by the court for a defendant convicted of a crime.
The decision made by a judge or jury that determines the guilt or innocent of the defendant.
A person called upon from either side in a lawsuit to give a testimony before the court jury.
Court authorization to conduct a search to make an arrest.
A law passed by legislation.
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
The dispute point between parties in a lawsuit.
Information received by other people that cannot be confirmed (rumor).
To place a paper in the legal custody of the clerk of court to enter into its files.
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.
Officially tell someone that they can or must leave.
A person who has filed a petition for relief under the bankruptcy code.
A tribunal presided over by the judge in civil or criminal cases.
A judgment of guilt against a criminal defendant.
A state that does not have any evidence to prove it happened.
Property of all kinds including real and personal.
___________ wrote Jessie a comment card
______________ shut down Evan's lemonade stand
wild hot jellybeans stands for___________
Megan and __________ did a lemonade stand together
Evan hurt his nose with a _________________
_____________ stands for ta ta for now
______________________is a character Evan and Jessie
Evan and Jessie will count their ____________ at the fire works
Evan and Jessie's ____________ left the family
Evan went over to Jack's ____________ after playing basketball
Evan is not ______________ about Jessie being in his class
Evan and Scott did not spell ________________ right
Evan said he _________ Jessie
Officer Ken said Evan needed a ___________
Jessie put fruit flies, 2 inchworms, and a ___________ into Evan's lemonade
Jessie keeps all her money in her _________________
Evan and Jessie sell _________________
Evan and Jessie's last name is _______________
Evan and Jessie are ________
Jessie always tries to win ______________