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An Educational Endeavor of the Justices of the Peace & Constables Association of Texas, Inc. Clerk Review Jeopardy. Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin. Choose a point value. Choose a point value.
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Constables Association of Texas, Inc.
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A civil injury or wrong committed on the person or property of another, not founded on a contract
To make a declaration under oath in a judicial inquiry for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact
Disposition of a case without affecting the right of the plaintiff to sue again on the same cause of action
The preliminary examination which the court and attorneys make of prospective juror to determine their qualification and suitability to serve as jurors.
An action for the recovery of a possession that has been wrongfully taken
Preponderance of the Evidence
Per Curium Opinion
Notwithstanding the verdict. A verdict entered by the judge contrary to a jury’s verdict
Non Obstante Veredicto
“As much as he deserves.” The extent of liability on a contract implied by law.
“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.
A certification on an affidavit declaring when, where, & before whom it was sworn.
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.
Writ of Execution
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.
Writ of Mandamus
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.
Writ of Certiorari
A writ directed to one who has possession of money or property belonging to the defendant, ordering the third person not to deliver or pay it to the defendant but to deliver or hold it for the plaintiff.
Writ of Garnishment
The writ of execution employed to enforce a judgment to recover possession of land.
Writ of Possession
Make your wager
“a thing that speaks for itself” – The doctrine which holds a defendant guilty of negligence without an actual showing that he or she was negligent.
Res Ipsa Loquitur