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Government Word Search

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administration
attorney general
balances
budgets
cabinet
checks
commander in chief
country
defense
executive branch
federal
government
house of reps
judicial branch
justice
law
leaders
legislative
military
national
obama
policies
power
President
president
secretary
senate
supreme court
United States
vice president

Taxation Word Search

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Word Search
Description

nondiscretionary spending
tax liability
taxes
revenue
tax refund
debt ceiling
fiscal year
federal budget
voluntary compliance
discretionary spending
fiscal policy
subsidies
entitlements
private sector
public sector
tax assessor
tariff
excise tax
payroll tax
indirect tax
direct tax

Creamy Crossword Pot

Type
Crossword
Description

The legislature in a city government. City Council
To cancel an act or law. Repeal
To make into a law. Enact
A committe that works on bills between sessions. Interim Committee
The act of making or enacting laws. Legislation
The process of passing legislation. Enactment
The executive head of state in the U.S Governor
A state official that is second in rank to the Governor. Lieutenant Governor
Money for investment. Capital
Funds reserved for a specific use. Appropriations
A minor crime. Misdemeanor
A serious or violent crime. Felony
The highest judicial court in the county or state. Supreme Court
Pertaining to young people. Juvienile
A trial court in the Georgia court system; hears both civil and criminal cases. Superior Court
The current office holder. Incumbent
The ability or right to control people or things. Power
A person from a legislature district. Constituent
An accounting period that is one year. Fiscal year
An elected or appointed member of a senate. Senator
A person elected to act and speak for others. Representatives
Failing to do what law or duty requires. Delinquent
A government in which citizens rule together through elected representatives. Republic
Income received by the government through taxes. Revenue
A constitutional right to reject a decision. Veto

judicial branch Word Search

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Description

district courts
suit
court of appeals
remand
state decisis
plaintiff
precedent
defendent
inferior courts
certificate
record
civil case
circut
appellate jurisdiction
original jurisdiction
brief
docket
judicial review
concurrent jurisdiction
jurisdiction

Government Word Search

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administration
attorney general
balances
budgets
cabinet
checks
commander in chief
country
defense
executive branch
federal
government
house of reps
judicial branch
justice
law
leaders
legislative
military
national
obama
policies
power
President
president
secretary
senate
supreme court
United States
vice president

U.S. Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory state
the powers shared by the federal and state governments concurrent powers
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states reserved powers
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states delegated powers
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state Senators
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district Representatives
relating to a crime criminal cases
advisors to the President cabinet
two house legislature bicameral
a case relating to the rights of citizens civil case
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional Judicial Branch
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two checks and balances
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case jury trial
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores enumerated powers
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing impeach
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups Congress
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress veto
law making branch Legislative Branch
an idea for a law that has been written down bill
more than half majority
executes or carries out laws Executive Branch
less than half minority
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict bench trial
asking an appellate court to review a case appeal

Criminal v Civil Law Word Search

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Description

Acquittal
Admissible
Affidavit
Affirmed
Answer
Appeal
Appellant
Appellate
Arraignment
Assets
Assume
Bail
Bankruptcy
Bench trial
Brief
Burden of proof
Case law
Chambers
Claim
Class action
Clerk of court
Damages
Defamation
Defendant
Duty of care
Jurisdiction
Negligence
Overrule
Plaintiff
Precedent
Public nuisance
Remedy
Statute
Sue
Tort
Trespass

Principles of the Constitution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Law-making Branch LEGISLATIVE
Law-enforcing Branch EXECUTIVE
Law-interpreting Branch JUDICIAL
In Congress, 1 of 100 SENATOR
First 10 Amendments BILLOFRIGHTS
1st says: say what you want (2 wds.) FREESPEECH
2nd says: right to ___ (2 wds.) BEARARMS
Law of the Land CONSTITUTION
3rd says: they can't stay SOLDIERS
Half of Congress: 1 of 3 HOUSE
Half of Congress: 2 of 3 OF
Half of Congress: 3 of 3 REPRESENTATIVES
Before it alaw BILL
Change to the Constitution AMENDMENT
Simply, doc to search your stuff WARRANT
5th says: right to remain __ SILENT
Type of court for 6th CRIMINAL
Type of court for 7th CIVIL
President of the Senate VICEPRESIDENT
Powers given to the fed. gvmnt. ENUMERATED
Powers given to the States RESERVED
8th says: no unusual __ PUNISHMENT
Gvmt. pay for what they take away (2 wds.) EMINENTDOMAIN
Intro to Constitution PREAMBLE
"...provide for the common __" DEFENSE
"...secure the blessings of __" LIBERTY
"1st Constitution"? ARTICLES
Chief Executive; commander-in-Chief, ... PRESIDENT
"People Rule": 1 of 2 POPULAR
Principle of shared power between fed gvmt & states FEDERALISM
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 1 of 2 JUDICIAL
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 2 of 2 REVIEW
Full Faith and __ CREDIT
__ & Proper: The Elastic Clause NECESSARY
Powers shared by nat. & state gvmts. CONCURRENT
To approve an Amendment RATIFY
The R of RAPPS RELIGION
6th says: right to a __ LAWYER
__ Clause: nothing higher than Constitution SUPREMACY
"People Rule": 2 of 2 SOVEREIGNTY

StreetLaw Chapter 1/2 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Regulate public conduct (behavior) and set out duties owed to society Criminal Laws
More serious crimes i.e. murder/robbery Felonies
Less serious crime i.e. assault/minor theft Misdemeanors
Regulate relations between individuals/groups of individuals Civil Laws
Lawsuit that can be brought by a person who feels wronged or injured by another person Civil Actions
The person accused of committing the crime Defendant
The person/company harmed by the defendant Plaintiff
Fundamental notion in US constitution; national government with limited powers, authority to pass laws in Article 1 of constitution Limited Government
Division of power among 3 branches of the federal government; the executive, the legislative and the judicial Seperation of Powers
Division of power between the states and the federal government. Federalism
The first 10 amendments of the US Constitution; define and guarantees the fundamental rights and liberties of all Americans. Bill of Rights

The Federal Court System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The lower courts. Inferior Courts
the authority of a court to hear a case Jurisdiction
power of the federal courts alone to hear certain cases Exclusive Jurisdiction
power shared by federal and State courts to hear certain cases Concurrent Jurisdiction
in civil law, the party who brings a suit or some other legal action against another (the defendant) in court Plaintiff
in a civil suit, the person against whom a court action is brought by the plaintiff; in a criminal case, the person charged with the crime Defendant
the authority of a court to review decisions of inferior (lower) courts Appellate Jurisdiction
the power of a court to hear a case first, before any other court Original Jurisdiction
a case in which a defendant is tried for committing a crime as defined by the law Criminal Case
a case involving a noncriminal matter such as a contract dispute or a claim of patent infringement Civil Case
a court's list of cases to be heard Docket