Теорія:

To speak about court process, you need the appropriate vocabulary.
  
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Charge - a formal police statement saying that someone is accused of a crime;
 
Plea bargain - an ​agreement to ​allow someone ​accused of a ​crime to ​admit to being ​guilty of a less ​serious ​crime, in ​order to ​avoid being ​tried for the more ​serious one;
 
Sentence - a punishment that a judge gives to someone who has committed a crime;
 
Acquit - if someone is acquitted of a crime, a court of law decides that they are not guilty;
 
Pre-trial hearing - ​happening in or ​involving the ​period before a ​trial ​begins,a meeting in a law court before the trial;
 
Suppress - to prevent information from being known;
 
Mistrial - a ​trial that cannot be ​completed or whose ​result has no ​legal ​value, usually because a ​legal ​mistake has been made;
 
Oath - a formal promise;
 
Protocol - the rules about what you must do and how you must behave in official or very formal situations;
 
Perjury - the crime of telling a lie in a court of law.
 
Examples:
 
She was arrested on charges of theft and forgery.
  
Both men were acquitted of murder.
  
The ​judge ​declared a mistrial after ​newspapers ​printed a juror's ​name.
Джерела:
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