Type
Crossword
Description

Person that wears a black robe and sits at the big desk Judge
When the defendant is found innocent Not Guilty
Room where Victims can wait Victim room
The person that works with you through the entire court process Victim Advocate
The final decision Verdict
The person on Trial Defendant
The person taking notes in the courtroom court reporter
The person that works for the defendant Defense counsel
Officer in uniform that watches the courtroom Security
When the defendant is found at fault Guilty
Where a person sits while testifying witness box
A person testifying in court is a witness
When the Prosecutor offers the defendant a deal Plea agreement
The peole from the community that decide the case Jury
The attorney that works for the courts Prosecutor
Room in the courtroom where victims can hear but not be seen Victim Services room
The court house Dog Pilot
The Officer that helps the Judge Bailiff

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

Legal Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A legal determination that a person who has been charged with a crime is innocent. acquittal
A request for a higher court to review a decision made by a lower court. appeal
When the accused is brought before the court to hear the charges against the person to plead guilty or not guilty. arraignment
The result of a criminal trial in which a person is found guilty. conviction
The questioning of a witness by the lawyer for the opposing side. Cross-examination
The first questioning in a trial of a witness by the lawyer who called that witness. direct-examination
An accusation of a crime, made against a person by a grand jury upon the request of a prosecutor. Indictment
An accusation of a crime, made against a person by the prosecutor. Information
A trial that becomes invalid, is essentially canceled, because of a mistake in procedure. mistrial
How a lawyer asks the judge to make a decision. motion
The opposing side finds fault with the question being asked the witness. objection
The judge, following an objection, decides the questions may continue. overruled
The punishment given to a person who has been convicted of a crime. sentence
The judge, following an objection, agrees that the line of questioning should not continue. sustained
The decision of guilty or not guilty that is handed down by the jury. verdict
The way a judge is addressed in a courtroom. Your Honor

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

Competency Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

Guilty
Not Guilty
No Contest
Plea Bargain
Attorney
Well Groomed
Honor
Judge
Lawyer
Witness
Courtroom,
Incompetent
Trial
Felony
District Attorney,
Prosecutor,
Public Defender
Defendant
Jury,
Bailiff
Court Clerk
Court Reporter
1370 Material
Max Date,
Court Procedures

Courtroom Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to provide evidence as a witness testify
evidence provided by a witness testimony
a judge's decision to ignore a lawyer's objection and allow the questioning to continue overruled
the formal finding made by a jury as to whether a defendant is guilty or innocent verdict
a person who testifies under oath in a trial with evidence witness
a solemn promise to perform an act truthfully and faithfully oath
found guilty of a crime at the end of a trial convicted
an attorney or lawyer counsel
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 jury
the jury's formal discussion and debate over what the verdict of a trial will be deliberations
person who has been accused of a crime and is on trial defendant
questioning a witness already questioned by the opposing side cross-examination

ITP Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

You are not saying you did it or didn't do it. No Contest
You did the crime. Guilty
Any willful telling of a lie under oath. Perjury
The person who presides over the courtroom. He/She keeps order in the court, makes sure both sides are treated fairly, helps the jury understand the rules of the courtroom and how to make decisions sometimes gives the verdict and always sentences those found guilty. Judge
A group of people (6 or 12) selected from the community to hear a trial. Jury
Any abnormal courtroom behavior such as crying, yelling, talking out of turn, or cursing. Contempt of Court
Punishment for being found guilty. Sentence
Incompetent to Proceed. ITP
A more serious Crime. Felony
Anything that gives proof of a person's guilt or innocence at a trial. Evidence
When you plead guilty to a lesser charge and/or receive a less lighter sentence. Plea Bargain
The decision found by a jury or a judge. Verdict
Someone who comes to court to testify about your good character. Character Witness
The person who types every word spoken in a trial, and keeps notes on the legal proceedings. Court Reporter
This attorney's job is to find you guilty of the crime that you have been accused of committing. District Attorney
You didn't do the crime. Not Guilty
A less serious crime. Misdemeanor
The place where the trial takes place. Courtroom
The person who represents you in court. Public Defender
This person will testify about where you were at the time of the crime. Alibi Witness
This person has specific knowledge about the evidence. Expert Witness
This person saw the crime. Eye Witness
This plea means Mentally Ill and Didn't know right from wrong NGRI

The Court System (10M) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is the group of people who hear all the evidence and decide whether the accused is guilty of the crime. Jury
This is what we call it when legal cases are presented in court. Trial
This word means the fair and equal treatment of people. Justice
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. Appeal
The provincial courts deal with most ____ cases, when it is the government accusing someone of doing something bad. Criminal
Even if there is only one obvious victim, a crime is considered to affect ____ as a whole. society
Every person accused of a crime has a right to a ____ to defend them. lawyer
There is a system called _____ (two words, no space) to help even the poorest person get a lawyer. LegalAid
In the first step of a trial, the accused enters a ___, saying if they are admitting guilt or not. plea
In a trial by _____, only one person, the judge, decides on innocence or guilt. judge
This is what we call the decision at the end of a trial, where they say if the accused is innocent or guilty. verdict
This is what we call the person who is accused of a crime, when they are on trial. Defendant
The government side in a criminal trial is called the Crown, or the _____. prosecution
Witnesses have to tell the truth in court; if they don't, it is a crime called ____. perjury
There are this many people on a jury, in a criminal case. twelve
This is where trials happen. court
Our system does this to people found guilty of crimes, to send a message that society does not allow that behaviour. punishment
It is a basic rule of Canadian justice that everyone must ___ the law. obey
When people are found ____ of a crime, they are punished. guilty

LEGAL TERMS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

I SAY "ALL RISE" BAILIFF
WHAT IS HELD AGAINST YOU CHARGES
COOPERATING WITH ATTORNEY LEGALLY COMPETENT
WHEN YOU ARE OUT OF ORDER CONTEMPT
WHERE TRIAL IS HELD COURT
CALLING JUDGE "YOUR HONOR" COURT MANNERS
TRIES TO PROVE GUILD DA
PERSON WITH CHARGES DEFENDANT
SPEAKS ON BEHALF OF JURORS FOREMAN
I AM ________________________ INNOCENT
IN CHARGE OF COURTROOM JUDGE
FINDS YOU GUILTY OR INNOCENT JURY
AGREEING TO PLEAD GUILTY PLEA BARGAIN
LAWYER THAT DEFENDS YOU PUBLIC DEFENDER
HAPPENS AFTER FOUND GUILTY SENTENCED
JUDGE DECIDES GUILT OR INNOCENCE BENCH TRIAL
NUMBER OF PEOPLE DECIDING VERDICT TWELVE
DECISION OF GUILT OR INNOCENCE VERDICT
I SAW WHAT HAPPENED WITNESS
YOU PAY ME TO DEFEND YOU PRIVATE ATTORNEY

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

Constitutional Law Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What convinces jury beyond reasonable doubt? Burden of Proof
What is it called when a defendant pleads guilty but claims innocence? Alford Plea
What is paid to release prisoner until court date? Bail
What is a request to exclude evidence in a trial called? motion to suppress
What is it called when a retrial is demanded? remand
What is a written accusation by the prosecutor? information
What kind of system is the state courts plus the federal courts? Dual Court System
What is a formal charge? indictment
What is the question and answer form used to guide jurors verdict? verdict form
Who represents clients at all stages of court? Zealous advocate
What is it called when an average person can appear in court because of their knowledge? Lay Witness
A judge can not take sides before court. nuetral and detatched
What is evidence that directly proves a fact? direct evidence
What is a request to bring forward a case? writ of certiorari
What states that a judge must be positive to submit guilty plea? plea colloquy
What are the prosecutors reasons for decisions called? prosecutorial discretion
What is a arraignment at lower court to explain trial called? initial appearance
What is an order from the court to government officials to correct abuse of discretion? writ of mandamus
What is an admittance to all aspects of a crime? guilty plea
Who is the first officer on scene of a crime? first responder
Who is a witness that is hired for their expertise on certain evidence? expert witness
What is the information about a defendant and the crime committed called? booking
What is the summing up of each party's arguments? closing argument
What is a defendants challenge to judges ruling? conditional plea
What, if found, directly proves a fact? circumstantial evidence