Law and legals terms vocabulary english pdf

Law and legals terms vocabulary english pdf


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abused
armed robbery
a brief
a case
a court
a wanton act
abuse
accomplice
accused, defendant
acquittal
acquitted
acting in concert
adjournment
administrative court
affirmed
aggravating circumstances
alibi
alimony
allegation
anti-social behavior
appeal
appellant
arbitration
armed robbery
arrest
assault
assault and battery
assessor
attorney general
attorney, lawyer
authorised (représentant accrédité
autopsy
bail
bank fraud
blackmail
breach of trust
bribe
bribery
capital punishment
case-law
certificate, deed
certificate, testimonial
charge
charged
civil court
civil law
clerk
commission rogatory
common law
compensation
complaint
conditional release
confession
confinement
convicted
counsel
countering evidence
court appearance
court of appeal
court records
courtroom
criminal
criminal charge
criminal law
criminal offence
criminal record
damage
death certificate
death penalty
declarant
defamatory words
defendant, accused
defender
defense
deliberation
delinquency
deportation
deposition, statement
disclosure
disculpation
DNA
domestic violence
drug addict
drug trafficking
exhibit
expiry
eye-witness
false arrest
false evidence
federal court
fee
fees paid to the clerk
file
final judgment
financial assistance
financial penalty, fine
fine
firm
force majeure
forensic expert
forfeiture
forgery
formal proof
fraud/swindle
fugitive
general counsel
good behavior
good faith
guilt
guilty
hearing
homicide
house arrest
illegal
immunity
imprisonment
inmate
innocent
insider trading
instruction
interrogation
invalidity
investigation
irregularity
jail
judge
judgment of non-suit
jurisdiction
juror
jury
juvenile court
key witness
lawsuit
legal
legal adviser
legal aid
legal assistance
legal authority defense
legal duty
legal fees
legal representative
legal title
life term/life emprisonment
litigant
loophole
magistrate
magistrate’s court
medical examination
medical expert
military tribunal
ministry of Justice
misstatement
mistrial
moral obligation
motive
mutual consent
neglected
negligence
non-profit (association)
non-suit
nondisclosure
notice of hearing
oath
offence, crime
officer of the court
opposing counsel
paralegal
penal institution
penal liability
penalty, punishment
penitentiary Administration
perjury
perpetrator, offender
perpetuity
persistent offender
petty theft
physical assault
plaintiff
pleading
police officer
preliminary hearing
premeditated
presiding judge
presumption of Innocence
prior statement
prisoners’ dock
probation period
procedural error
procedural law
process of a court
profit-seeking
proof, evidence
prosecutor
public defender
public officer
public surveillance
rape
recidivism
record
red-caught handed
registry of the court
release
release from custody
repeat offender
request for judgment
resumption of hearing
right to remain silent
rule
search warrant
seizure
seizure Warrant
self-contradiction
self-defense
self-incrimination
senior counsel
senior partner
sentence
settlement
sexual assault
shop lifter
shop lifting
statement
statement of defense
status hearing
suspect
testimony, statement
third-party liability
transcript of testimony
trial judge
try, trial
under oath
unintentional act
verdict
vindicative
wanted
warrant
warrant of arrest
witness
witness stand, witness box
written statement

USEFUL VERBS

to accuse
to acquit
to appear in court
to appoint an attorney
to argue
to be found guilty
to blackmail
to bribe
to bring to justice
to certify
to commute a sentence
to confess
to confiscate
to corroborate
to counterfeit, falsify
to differ
to disclose a document
to discontinue
to disculpate / exonerate
to dismiss a claim
to dispose
to dispute
to falsify
to find guilty
to find non-guilty
to give evidence under oath
to hire (an attorney)
to incriminate
to inculpate
to interrogate
to issue a warrant for somebody’s arrest
to launder
to maintain a suit
to make a testimony
to object to a question
to plead guilty
to plead non guilty
to produce to the court
to prosecute
to quash an appeal
to refute
to release a judgment
to release on bail
to rely upon a ground
to reserve a judgment
to seal
to smuggle
to sue
to surrender, to give up
to suspect
to testify
to threat
to try
to try, bring to trial
to use as evidence
to violate (rights, etc.)

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