Type
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attorney
judge
lawyer
criminal
suspect
killer
money
stolen
thief
jail

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

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

crime & punishment word search

Type
Word Search
Description

theif
robber
gun
kill
arrest
cruel
guilty
prison
murder
abuse
torture
suspect
punishment
judge
criminal

LEGAL TERMS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

PENAL CODE
DISMISSED
PROSECUTOR
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
PUBLIC DEFENDER
TORRANCE
CASE
JAIL
RECEPTIONIST
VERDICT
INNOCENT
GUILTY
CLERK
SECRETARY
JURY
EVIDENCE
COURT
JUDGE
WITNESS
POLICE
STATEMENT

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

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

Word Search

Type
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Description

Sour Crunch
stand
witness
stolen
summer
playground
Xbox
money
basketball
trial
jury
truth
fair
school
Evan
David
friends
lawyer
Jessie
Megan
Judge
gavel
crime
lemonade

MYSTERY WORD SEARCH

Type
Word Search
Description

ALIBI
BEWITCH
CAPTIVE
CHILLING
CLUE
CONFESSION
CRIME
CRIMINAL
DECEPTION
DECODE
DETECTIVE
DISGUISE
EMBEZZLE
ESPIONAGE
EVIDENCE
EYEWITNESS
FINGERPRINT
HIDEOUT
HOAX
HOSTAGE
IMPOSTER
JINX
LARCENY
MOTIVE
MURDER
MYSTERY
PUZZLING
RANSOM
SECRET
SLEUTH
SMUGGLE
SNOOP
SOLVE
SPY
SUSPECT
SUSPENSE
THIEF
THUG
VICTIM
VILLAIN

To Kill a Mockingbird - Legal Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A lawyer empowered to prosecute (bring a criminal charge against someone who is accused of doing something illegal)) cases on behalf of a government and its people is called a __________________ attorney. prosecuting
A lawyer who travels to different locations to prosecute in trials is called a ______________ solicitor. circuit
The _____________________ attorney is usually hired directly by the person accused and from that point forward, represents the accused throughout the legal process, including trial. defending
_______________-appointed attorneys - lawyers who provide legal counsel to those who have been criminally charged and cannot otherwise obtain or pay for an attorney. Court
The person who initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint is called the ________________. plaintiff
In criminal cases, the person accused of the crime is called the __________________. defendant
A stenographer who makes a verbatim record and transcription of proceedings is called the court _________________. reporter
A public official who hears and decides cases brought before a court of law. judge
A law officer who helps to maintain order in the court. bailiff
A group of people selected to apply the law, as stated by the judge, to the facts of a case and render a decision, called the verdict. jury
The decision that must be unanimously voted upon (however, in some states todays, some can be non-unanimous). verdict
A written legal order directing a person to appear in court to give testimony. Subpoena
Evidence which helps to strengthen a position is called _____________________ evidence. corroborating
Open disrespect of a court or judge. contempt
A fancy way of saying information is not relative; not related (to something). Irrelevant
A fancy way of saying evidence is unimportant. Immaterial
A legal fight over the ownership of a particular piece of property. title dispute
Formally accused; charged. indicted
Clear of a charge; find not guilty. acquit
When a _______________ the jury, he gives them instructions in law before they go off to deliberate or decide the case. charges

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