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Matching exercise

Match each word with its definition.

prosecution the lawyers who try to prove in a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
plead to state in a court of law whether you are guilty of a crime or not
release to let someone go free
verdict an official decision made in a court of law, especially about whether someone is guilty of a crime
witness a person who tells a court of law what they know about a legal case
jury a group of people who examine all the facts of a case in court and decide whether someone is guilty or not
sentence to decide and say officially what someone’s punishment will be
defence the lawyers who try to prove in a court of law that someone is not guilty of a crime
bail a sum of money given to a law court so that someone can stay out of prison until their trial
trial the process of examining a case in a court of law and deciding whether someone is guilty or innocent
judge a public official who makes decisions in a court of law
defendant a person in a law case who is accused of doing something illegal
guilty responsible for committing a crime
Created by: ale3816


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