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Terms in this set (20)
One who prosecutes another for a crime in the name of the government. Also known as a Commonwealth Attorney
An attorney who represents a client in defending a civil or a criminal case.
A person who brings an action, the party who complains.
A person who defends an action brought by the plaintiff.
One who is called to testify before a court as an eyewitness.
The chief member of a court. The one who presides over the case.
A court officer or attendant who has charge of a court session to keep order, custody of prisoners and the jury.
The collective body of citizens who listen to evidence and render a verdict.
Proof legally presented at trial.
Opposition or adverse argument such as in questioning a witness.
The statement given at the beginning of a case setting forth the summary of the case.
The final statement made at the end of the case summarizing the evidence and why the other side should lose.
The first questioning of a witness on behalf of the party called. (questioning your own witness)
The questioning of a witness by the opposing party.
All types of actions other than criminal proceedings.
An action where a defendant is brought to trial and found either not guilty or guilty and then sentenced.
In criminal action, the defendant is found not guilty.
In criminal action, the defendant is found guilty.
To give evidence as a witness under oath or affirmation.
The process by which a jury decides the outcome of a case.
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