PEOPLE OF THE COURT
Terms in this set (15)
A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court.
In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
the person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit
Criminal defense attorney
a lawyer who defends the person charged with a crime (hire a private lawyer or use a public Defender)
public defender (Defense Attorney)
represents defendants who cant afford an attorney
lawyer who tries a criminal case on behalf of the government (the police lawyer)
the government official with authority to decide lawsuits bought before courts or makes sure that all lawyers follow court rules; I also explain the law and their job to the jury
A person who is on the jury.
citizens selected according to law and sworn in to decide a verdict on matters of fact
A person called upon by either side in a lawsuit to give testimony before the court
An officer of court having custody of prisoners brought into court or maintain safety in the courtroom
civil defense attorney
represents the civil defendant; convinces the jury that their client did not violate the other person's rights and does not owe them money
civil attorney for the plaintiff
lawyer for the plaintiff in a civil trial; convinces the jury that the defendant violated my client's rights and owes them something
court officer responsible for giving the oath to jurors and witnesses, is also responsible for court paperwork and physical evidence
the person hurt by the crime; I may sit in the audience of the courtroom or be a witness but I am not involved in the court because the criminal is prosecuted and punished by the state (government)
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Impact of Individual Rights listed in the Constitution
Theater - Acting
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Application of the Constitution (Bill of Rights)
Rule of Law
Sources of Law