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
Crossword puzzles have been published in newspapers and other publications since 1873. They consist of a grid of squares where the player aims to write words both horizontally and vertically.
Next to the crossword will be a series of questions or clues, which relate to the various rows or lines of boxes in the crossword. The player reads the question or clue, and tries to find a word that answers the question in the same amount of letters as there are boxes in the related crossword row or line.
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