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  1. AnEducational Endeavor of the Justices of the Peace & Constables Association of Texas, Inc.

  2. Clerk Review Jeopardy Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.

  3. Choose a point value. Choose a point value. Click here for Final Jeopardy

  4. Category A Level 1 Category B Level 2 Category C Level 3 Category D Level 4 Category E Writs 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points

  5. A civil injury or wrong committed on the person or property of another, not founded on a contract

  6. What is Tort

  7. To make a declaration under oath in a judicial inquiry for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact

  8. What is Testify

  9. To seat a jury

  10. What is Impanel

  11. And Others

  12. What is Et Al

  13. Disposition of a case without affecting the right of the plaintiff to sue again on the same cause of action

  14. What is Dismissal Without Prejudice

  15. “To speak the truth” – The preliminary examination which the court and attorneys make of prospective juror to determine their qualification and suitability to serve as jurors.

  16. What is Voir Dire

  17. An action for the recovery of a possession that has been wrongfully taken

  18. What is Replevin

  19. Relating to money

  20. What is Pecuniary

  21. From the Beginning

  22. What is Ab Initio

  23. The standard of proof in civil cases; the greater weight of the evidence

  24. What is Preponderance of the Evidence

  25. To support with evidence or authority; make more certain

  26. What is Corroborate

  27. An unsigned opinion of the court

  28. What is Per Curium Opinion

  29. Notwithstanding the verdict. A verdict entered by the judge contrary to a jury’s verdict

  30. What is Non Obstante Veredicto

  31. From one living person to another

  32. What is Inter Vivos

  33. “As much as he deserves.” The extent of liability on a contract implied by law.

  34. What is Quantum Meruit

  35. “A friend of the court.” One not a party to a case who volunteers to offer information on a point of law or some other aspect of the case to assist the court in deciding a matter before it.

  36. What is Amicus Curiae

  37. A certification on an affidavit declaring when, where, & before whom it was sworn.

  38. What is Jurat

  39. The entire group of persons summoned to serve as jurors.

  40. What is Array

  41. Oral or verbal; not written

  42. What is Parol

  43. A new

  44. What is De Novo

  45. A writ to put in force the judgment of the court authorizing on officer to levy on and to sell certain items of the judgment debtor to satisfy the judgment.

  46. What is Writ of Execution

  47. A summary writ issued from a court of competent jurisdiction to command performance of a specific duty which a person is entitled to have performed.

  48. What is Writ of Mandamus

  49. A writ that gets an appellate court to review a lower court’s decision. This writ orders the lower court to convey the record of the case to the appellate court and to certify it as accurate and complete.

  50. What is Writ of Certiorari