Type
Crossword
Description

Known Connus
History Histoire
Safe Sauve
While Pendant
Judge Juge
Court Tribunal
Wants Veut
Fear Peur
Children Enfants
Release Liberer

Supreme Court Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This term is an order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to send records for a case in which it will hear an appeal writ of certiorari
This term is a written statement submitted by the lawyer for each side in a case that explains to the judge why they should decide the case in favor of that lawyer's client brief
This is a court decision in an earlier case with facts and laws that are similar to a case in a court at the time that will usually govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way precedent
Permission given to a person who is poor and cannot afford for the case to go to the Court forma pauperis
Has the power to review the judgment of another lower court with an appeal appellate
Area over which the court has authority to decide case jurisdiction
A judge of the supreme court of a country or state justice
A promise to tell the truth oath
The decision of a judge or jury verdict
A written opinion by one or more justices that agrees with the verdict but wants to put it in own words concurring opinion
A disagreement between parties that is resolved by the court(This is what goes to court) case
One party writes this because they disagree with the court's decision asking another court to decide if the trial was conducted correctly appeal
An opinion written by a justice that disagrees with the majority opinion dissenting opinion
A punishment ordered by a court for a defendant who has committed a crime sentence
The person accused of a crime defendant
An opinion agreed on by over half of the justices majority opinion
Latin means "friend of the court" a people interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but not an actual party amicus curiae
A place where cases are decided during a tribunal court
a court of justice tribunal
The highest court in the United States Supreme Court

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

Road Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

You apply this to stop your vehicle Brake
A pace by which you must abide by Speed Limit
To not be intoxicated Sober
A lifesaving restraint Seatbelt
Something you should avoid while driving Distractions
An area where traffic fines double Work Zone
This is required by law to drive License
People the driver is responsible for Passengers
An area where you should look and listen before crossing Railroad Crossing
You should turn these on for safety Lights
Slippery roadways that may not appear as so Black Ice
How the driver indicates which way they are turning Blinker
The indicator of how quickly you are traveling Speedometer
Watch for these to cross the road Pedestrian
They are here to keep us safe! Police
Perform this action safely by looking and using a signal Merge
A digital aid in navigating gps
Emotions to keep under control while driving Road Rage
A large vehicle to take precaution around Wide load
The part of your vehicle that meets the road Tire

Legal terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____ 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

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

French Family Members Word Find Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

le demi-frere
belle-mere
beau-pere
niece
neveu
petits-enfants
petite-fille
petit-fils
enfants
enfant
fille
fils
chat
chien
cousins
cousine
cousin
tante
oncle
grands-parents
grand-mere
grand-pere
soeur
frere
parents
mere
pere
femme
mari
famille

The Eighth Amendment Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the court violated Mary’s Eighth Amendment right by giving her an excess ____ of 100,000 for a misdemeanor before trial. Bail
the Eighth amendment protects people from cruel and unusual __________. Punishment
means too high. Excessive
constitutes as a non physical cruel and unusual punishment. Mental-abuse
a form of cruel and unusual punishment. Physical-abuse
a formal examination of evidence before a judge, and typically before a jury, in order to determine guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings. The Eighth Amendment protects people from unreasonable bail before a ______. Trial
the tribunal that holds bail until after the accused appears for trial. Court
“such punishment as would amount to torture or barbarity, any cruel and degrading punishment not known to the Common Law.” The Eighth Amendment protects from excessive bail nor excessive fines nor___________. cruelpunishments
the Eighth Amendment _____ courts to set unreasonably high bail. Forbids
the Eighth Amendment protects people from excessive bail and excessive _______. Fines
when Mary was arrested by the ______ for stealing gum the judge sentenced her to ten years in jail. Mary said the judge was violating her Eighth Amendment right to stop her from receiving cruel and unusual punishment. Police
the amendment that says “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” TheEighthAmendment

Vocabulaire de Noël Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

L’oppose d’un diable Un ange
Le jour avant Noël La veille de Noël
Le 1er de janvier Le jour de l’an
Le 25 de décembre Le jour de Noël
Prancer est un..... Renne
Une plante avec des baies rouges Le houx
Une décoration sur la porte Une couronne
On mets les cadeaux en-dessous ________ Le sapin
On construit un___________ avec du neige Un bonhomme de neige
Les cadeaux cache en-dessous ________________ Le papier d’emballage
Les enfants qui sont bon pendant l’année reçois ___________ de père Noël Un cadeau
Tu peut aussi me trouver sur un gâteau Un bougie
Si tu me sonne tu entendras une bruit Une cloche
Une plante qu’en dessous tu reçois un bisou Le gui
Une homme joyeux avec une grand barbe blanc Le père Noël
Tu peut me trouver dans le ciel ou sur le sommet du sapin Une étoile
Les enfants qui n’étaient pas bon pendant l’année reçois __________ Le charbon
Les ________ construit les jouets pour les enfants Lutins
Les _________ tombe du ciel pendant l’hiver Flocons de neige
Un____________ est un bonbon rouge et blanc Cane de Noël

French Revolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the king during the French Revoultion King Louis XVI
King Louis XVI wife Marie Antoinette
The prison that a mob stormed into Bastille
The weapon that beheaded citizens guillotine
the third estates meeting the tennis court oath
the third estate wanted something new constitution
the time period after the kings death when many people died the reign of terror
Called for many people to die at the guillotine robespierre
Greatest millitary leader of France Napoleon
Created the declaration of rights of man and citizen national assembly
upper class people of France that were not royalty nobles
The lower class people in France before the revolution peasants

Federal court crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What the judge always wears to court Robe
You can have either one of these, bench or jury Trial
A federal court that deals primarily with money matters Bankruptcy
A judge and baseball players sit on this Bench
Party that brings a suit Plaintiff
Party against whom a suit is brought Defendant
Instant translation of spoken word into digital format Realtime
Not the car but the legal research site Lexis
Group of people who decide guilt or innocence Jury
A judge's office is sometimes called this Chambers
Time unit used to measure federal criminal sentences Month
What Sesame Street character can you find in the courtroom Elmo
Documents that are marked and referred to by letter or number Exhibit
These can be sustained or overruled Objections
You can find this in the office or running up the clock Mouse
It is wooden and the judge uses it to gain order in the court Gavel
Bird that represents the Federal government Eagle
What kind of branch does the eagle hold on the Goverment seal Olive
A bowling term or what a lawyer uses to excuse a juror for no stated reason Strike
Federal and State attorneys Prosecutors
What a defendant does who disagrees with the outcome of their lawsuit Appeals
Ceremony welcoming new citizens Naturalization
When you take this, you can swear or affirm Oath
This type of juror is called to hear a particular case and reach a unanimous decision Petit
Panel convened by a court that consists of approximately 23 people Grand jury
Document listing charges against a defendant Indictment
Procedure where accused is advised of charged offense and their rights relating thereto Arraignment
Betsy Ross sewed the first one Flag
Instant translation of spoken word into digital format Realtime
French words meaning to see to speak Voir dire
Abbreviation for Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI