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Law 2: Court Cases Video Vocab 05
Law Part 1:  Basic Legal Terms Part 2:  Court Cases Part 3:  Commercial Law
law ? Can you remember at least  3 areas of  LAW
law C _ v _ _  Law
law C _ _ min _ _  Law
law C _ _ tra _ _  Law
law T _ _ _  Law
law T _ _ _ _  Law
law C _ _ sti _ _ t _ _ _ al Law
law A _ min _ _ _ _ _ tive  Law
law I _ t _ _ nat _ _ n _ l Law
law How many did you remember?
civil law Part of the law that deals with disagreements between  private   individuals .
criminal law Criminal law is a system of law concerned with  crimes  and the  punishment  of  criminals .
contract law Sets rules on  agreements   to  buy  and  sell  items and services.
property law States the rights and obligations that a person has when they  buy , sell or  rent   homes  and buildings.
trust law Sets out the rules for  money  that is put into an  investment , such as  pension  funds.
tort law Is used by  people  to make claims for  compensation  when someone  hurts  them or their property.
constitutional law Sets the rules  for  how  governments  are run and  civil rights .
administrative law Is used by  citizens  when they want to  challenge   government  decisions.
international law Is used to set out rules on how  countries  interact in areas such as  trade ,  environment   or  war .
law ? Can you remember the  definition  of  LAW
law A  system of rules  that people are supposed to  follow in a society or country.
court cases What are the names of the people involved in a court case?
trial Once a court case has been  brought to court , we can say the  trial   has begun.
trial
trial A  trial  is the process of  examining evidence  and deciding if someone has  broken the law .
trial murder trial A trial of someone accused of killing another person. criminal trial A trial involving a criminal act. ...
trial to be on trial A way of referring to the defendant when the trial is taking place. mistrial When a trial has to be s...
judge The person  in   charge  of the  trial .
judge Responsible for the  running  of the  trial .
jury
jury Members of the  public  (usually  12 ) who have been chosen to  hear the case  and  decide  if the defendant is  guil...
defendant The person  accused  of a  crime .
guilty To be  responsible  for  committing  a  crime .
innocent To have done  no  wrong.
charges A  list  of  crimes  the defendant is  accused  of.
plea A  statement  by the  defendant  of whether they are  guilty  or  innocent .
court hearing
evidence The  facts   related  to a  crime .
witness People  who might have  seen  the crime or have  knowledge  of it.
testify A formal  statement  given in court by a  witness   under oath .
retire To  leave  the  court  room and go to the  jury room  to decide the  case .
deliberate To  discuss  and  consider  the case with  members  of the  jury .
verdict The final  decision  in a trial.
convict To  declare  that someone is  guilty  of a  crime .
sentence The  punishment  the  defendant  must do to  pay for a crime .
fine Money  paid to the court if  found guilty  of  crime .
prison sentence Amount of  time  a  guilty  person must  spend  in  jail .
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Video Vocab 05 - Law 2: Court Cases

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This is the second in our 3-part Video Vocab series on the law. Today we focus on the vocabulary used to describe the actions and people involved in a court case.

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Video Vocab 05 - Law 2: Court Cases

  1. 1. Law 2: Court Cases Video Vocab 05
  2. 2. Law Part 1: Basic Legal Terms Part 2: Court Cases Part 3: Commercial Law
  3. 3. law ? Can you remember at least 3 areas of LAW
  4. 4. law C _ v _ _ Law
  5. 5. law C _ _ min _ _ Law
  6. 6. law C _ _ tra _ _ Law
  7. 7. law T _ _ _ Law
  8. 8. law T _ _ _ _ Law
  9. 9. law C _ _ sti _ _ t _ _ _ al Law
  10. 10. law A _ min _ _ _ _ _ tive Law
  11. 11. law I _ t _ _ nat _ _ n _ l Law
  12. 12. law How many did you remember?
  13. 13. civil law Part of the law that deals with disagreements between private individuals .
  14. 14. criminal law Criminal law is a system of law concerned with crimes and the punishment of criminals .
  15. 15. contract law Sets rules on agreements to buy and sell items and services.
  16. 16. property law States the rights and obligations that a person has when they buy , sell or rent homes and buildings.
  17. 17. trust law Sets out the rules for money that is put into an investment , such as pension funds.
  18. 18. tort law Is used by people to make claims for compensation when someone hurts them or their property.
  19. 19. constitutional law Sets the rules for how governments are run and civil rights .
  20. 20. administrative law Is used by citizens when they want to challenge government decisions.
  21. 21. international law Is used to set out rules on how countries interact in areas such as trade , environment or war .
  22. 22. law ? Can you remember the definition of LAW
  23. 23. law A system of rules that people are supposed to follow in a society or country.
  24. 24. court cases What are the names of the people involved in a court case?
  25. 25. trial Once a court case has been brought to court , we can say the trial has begun.
  26. 26. trial
  27. 27. trial A trial is the process of examining evidence and deciding if someone has broken the law .
  28. 28. trial murder trial A trial of someone accused of killing another person. criminal trial A trial involving a criminal act. fraud trial A trial involving crimes related to financial and business dealings. collocations
  29. 29. trial to be on trial A way of referring to the defendant when the trial is taking place. mistrial When a trial has to be stopped due to a problem with the proceedings. pretrial hearing A court session before the actual trial. collocations
  30. 30. judge The person in charge of the trial .
  31. 31. judge Responsible for the running of the trial .
  32. 32. jury
  33. 33. jury Members of the public (usually 12 ) who have been chosen to hear the case and decide if the defendant is guilty or innocent .
  34. 34. defendant The person accused of a crime .
  35. 35. guilty To be responsible for committing a crime .
  36. 36. innocent To have done no wrong.
  37. 37. charges A list of crimes the defendant is accused of.
  38. 38. plea A statement by the defendant of whether they are guilty or innocent .
  39. 39. court hearing
  40. 40. evidence The facts related to a crime .
  41. 41. witness People who might have seen the crime or have knowledge of it.
  42. 42. testify A formal statement given in court by a witness under oath .
  43. 43. retire To leave the court room and go to the jury room to decide the case .
  44. 44. deliberate To discuss and consider the case with members of the jury .
  45. 45. verdict The final decision in a trial.
  46. 46. convict To declare that someone is guilty of a crime .
  47. 47. sentence The punishment the defendant must do to pay for a crime .
  48. 48. fine Money paid to the court if found guilty of crime .
  49. 49. prison sentence Amount of time a guilty person must spend in jail .
  50. 50. Become a Premium Member and access study notes and extra practice podcasts at: business english pod.com

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