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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #79755: Legal system/ Judiciary - Vocabulary
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    Legal system/ Judiciary - Vocabulary


    Legal  system (GB) / Judiciary ( US)
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    Offenses

    Violation of the law

    Offense (US) 
    Offence (GB)

    Fraud  

    Violation of trust

    Blackmail

    Contraband

    Theft

    Burglary

    Hold-up

    Armed attack

    Hostage-taking

    Murder

    Arson

    Abduction

    Kidnapping

    Drug trafficking

    Drug dealing

    Rape

     

    Offenders

    Fraudster

    Con artist

    Blackmailer

    Thief

    Burglar

    Smuggler

    Attacker

    Mugger(familier)

     (drug) trafficker

     (drug) dealer

    Killer

    Murderer

    Assassin

    Arsonist

    Rapist

     

    Police

    Detective

    Detective constable

    Inspector

    Investigation

    Clue/ Lead

    To arrest

    To be under arrest


    At the court

    Trial

    Case

    Evidence

    Defendant
    Accused

    Victim

    Witness

    Judge

    Lawyer

    Defence

    To enter a plea of guilty/
    not guilty

    Prosecution

    Presiding judge

    Jury –  juror

    Pleadings

     

    Conviction

    Verdict
    Sentence

    'Not guilty' verdict

    Fine

    Bail

    Reprieve

    Suspended sentence

    Reduced sentence

    Imprisonment

    Remand

    Life sentence

    Complete the sentences.





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