Type
Word Search
Description

kidnapping
cleveland
georgina dejusus
amanda berry
ariel castro
michelle knight
aggravated murder
foreclosure
grand jury
common plea court
plea bargain
true bill

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

Juvenile Court System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Serious crime like murder Felony
Person accused of committing a crime and goes in front of jury or judge Defendant
Less serious crime like assault Misdemeanor
When a person is detained Arrest
To make a record of arrest Booking
Suspect enters a plea, if guilty, goes straight to sentencing Arraignment
Process of negotiation, may plead guilty for lesser sentence Plea bargain
A child that is less than 17 years old Juvenile
An offense that would not be a crime if committed by an adult Status offense
Committing a crime Delinquent behavior
A legal proceeding where an issue of law or fact is tried and evidence is presented to help determine the issue Hearing
A formal charge or accusation of a serious crime Indictment
A body of people (typically twelve in number) sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court Jury
A decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case Verdict
Declare the punishment decided for an offender Sentencing

Legal Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The person being charged with a crime. Defendant
The rule saying that you can't be charged with the same crime twice. Double Jeopardy
A court order giving police or investigators permission to search a specified place. Search Warrant
A group of people who decide whether there is enough evidence to charge you with a crime. Grand Jury
A deal the prosecutor makes with the defendant to have them plead guilty in exchange for a lesser sentence. Plea Bargain
To find someone not guilty. Acquittal
When you are taken in front of a judge to say how you plea Arraignment
When the jury is having a hard time deciding on a verdict. Hung Jury
When a grand jury decides whether there is enough evidence to charge you with a crime. Indictment
To deface or damage someone else’s property. Vandalism

The Law and You Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

international law
ex post facto law
bailiff
prosecutor
petit jury
grand jury
indictment
plea bargain
beyond a reasonable doubt
burden of proof
arraignment
sentence
appeal
bail
defendant
hearing
plaintiff
docket
ordinance
administrative law
tort law
criminal law
civil law
statute

American Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Shared by different courts Concurrent Juris
Grants a court to try a case Original Juris
Grants courts to hear appeal Appellate Juris
Person engaged in lawsuit Litigant
Prohibits depriving life and liberty Due Process Clause
Established judicial review Marbury v Madison
Court system power to annul Judicial Review
Jury of 12-23 in private session Grand Jury
Written statement charging a party Indictment
Civil and criminal trials Petit Jury
District established in a state Judicial Circuit
Consider cases alongside local judges Riding the Circuit
Formal statement by court Opinion

criminal justice Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

training center for future policemen academy
community based corrections status probation
Unable to appreciate the nature of the charges against oneself and unable to assist one's attorney incompetent
Group that reviews the sentences of prisoners, the board of _________ pardons
theory that punishment causes people to avoid committing crime deterrence
release without bail recognizance
Latin for what comes next? Quo ______ Vadis
crime punishable by prison time felony
place of short term confinement jail
order allowing search or arrest warrant
questioning a potential witness or juror to determine qualification to serve. Voir ______ Dire
crime punishable by time in jail misdemeanor
go to a higher court to review the judgement appeal
charging document information
plea that results in punishment guilty
jury finding of innocence acquittal
Warning to suspect before custodial interrogation miranda
courtroom ____________group. Part of informal justice system work
culpable mental state, mens _________ rea
criminal act, actus ___________ reus
Intentional killing of another human being murder
reckless killing of another human being manslaughter
finder of fact in a non-bench trial jury
determiner of law judge
the tendency to return to a life of crime recidivism
rule that makes evidence not admissible because of police misconduct exclusionary
place for felons prison
taking of one into custody arrest
money posted to guarantee appearance in court bail

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

Court Participants and the Trial Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

arraignment
bail
bailiff
bench trial
competent
contempt of court
court docket
double jeopardy
due process
gag order
grand jury
indigent defense
jumped bond
jurisdiction
plea bargain
trial penalty

1.03-Understand Criminal and Civil Laws Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Forgery
Money Laundering
Fraud
Embezzlement
Arson
Vandalism
Larceny
Burglary
Domestic Violence
Kidnapping
Aggravated Assault
Battery
Simple Assault
Date Rape
Statutory Rape
Robbery
Manslaughter
Second Degree Murder
First Degree Murder
Murder
Infraction
Misdemeanor
Felony
Required state of mind
Violation of Duty
Duty
Criminal Act

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