Type
Word Search
Description

INCRIMINATE
CONTRACT
BAILIFF
NEUTRAL
TESTIFY
PERJURY
CONTEMPT
CONFIDENTIALITY
DEFENDANT
JURY
DEFENSE
STATE
ATTORNEY
JUDGE
INDEFINITELY
RISK
REOFFEND
TREATMENT
COMMITTED
SVP

COURT COMPETENCY Word Search

Type
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

Competency Restoration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a serious crime felony
the person will not admit to being guilty or not guilty nocontest
controls the courtroom Judge
when you lie in court perjury
the person did not know right from wrong when they committed the crime NGRI
listens to the testimony and makes verdict jury
a less serious crime misdemeanor
the person did not do the crime notguilty
my reply to the charges against me Plea
if you are convicted of a crime you will be punished
a person with special knowledge who is asked to testify in court is expertwitness
the purpose of cross examination is to discreditthewitness
the person who testifies in court as to what they saw at the sceneof the crime eyewitness
number of people on a jury during a felony trial twelve
the person who generally sets the penalty if the defendant is convicted is Judge
the only person who can call the defendant to take the stand Yourattorney
the defendant's talks with his attorney are secret. The special words meaning secret are Privilegedcomm
talking yelling out loud in court contempt
pleading guilty to charges to get a lesser charge and a lighter sentence pleabargin
outcome of the trial. decision made by the jury verdict
lawyer on my side defenseattorney

Courtroom Workgroup Crossword

Type
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

Trial By Jury Word Search

Type
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

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 Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

evidence
acquittal
plaintiff
district attorney
prosecutor
witness
testimony
overruled
reasonable doubt
objection
jury
judge
defendant
convicted
contempt
closing argument
circumstantial evidence
bench

Order in the Court! Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Courthouse Vocab Words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

one of several crimes, such as murder, rape or burglary felony
a person who presides over a jury and speaks on its behalf foreman
the killing of one person by another homicide
the way a judge is addressed in a courtroom your honor
complete agreement by all parties unanimous
a declaration by a witness under oath testimony
the defendant answers an allegation with guilt or innocence plead
the punishment given to a person who has been convicted of a crime sentence
a layer who works on behalf of the government and its people ; represented by the district attorney prosecution
thinking about and planning a crime BEFORE committing it premeditated
a decision of guilty or not guilty is handed down by the jury after all of the evidence has been presented verdict
examination of evidence and applicable law by a competent court to determine the charges or claim trial
the result of a crime trail in which a person is found guilty conviction
the person who stands trail in opposition to complaints against him/her defense
the judge's assistant in the courtroom who takes care of the paperwork and security bailiff
a declaration of a statement's truth; if one willfully gives and untrue statement it is punishable as perjury oath
a deliberate lie said under oath. this is considered a crime perjury
a legal determination that a person who has been charged with a crime is innocent acquittal
the questioning of a witness by the layer for the opposing side cross-examination
a trail that becomes invalid, is essentially canceled, because of a mistake in procedure mistrail

The Law and You Crossword

Type
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

Legal Issues Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Time have to serve in jail sentence
Plead guilty,less charge/sentence (2) pleabargain
12 People decide your case jury
The boss of the courtroom Judge
What is held against you Charges
Swears you in, tells court to rise bailiff
The lawyer who defends you(2) public defender
out of order, cursing yelling (3) contempt of court
Good behavior,call judge your honor(2) court manners
Eye, character, expert witness
Person with charges Defendant
Decision guilty or not guilty Verdict
Tries to prove you guilty (2) District Attorney
Judge decides your case(2) Bench Trial
Review of case in trial court Appeal
After an alleged crime is committed(2) File complaint
Present evidence crime been committed (2) preliminary hearing
Understanding of the trial process competence
Lawyer does not agree with question objection
Judge agrees with lawyer objection sustained
Judge does not agree with lawyer objection overruled