a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of law
an officer that keeps order in a court
a trial involving a disagreement between two or more individuals
a trial to decide charges brought by the state against a person accused of violating a criminal law.
The lawyer representing the state in a criminal trial
the lawyer representing the defendant
the decision reached at the end of a trial
people who have information that is helpful in a case
members on a trial jury who judge evidence and determine the verdict in a court case
discussion or careful consideration of an issue
a brief outline of what the defendant and the plaintiff will try to prove.
It is a summary of the case presented in a way to convince the jury that his version of the story is correct.
Questioning of a witness during a trial by the party opposed to the one who produced the witness.
The testimony of a witness made under oath but not in open court
when a lawyer from one side of the case feels evidence or testimony should not be allowed or questioning does not follow rules of the courtroom
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
to make a claim against somebody in court about something that they have said or done to harm you; bring a legal case against someone
to rule or decide against
admit as valid