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Guilty! Guilty! He is Guilty your honor. You have probably heard these words in a movie or TV show about law and today we are going to take a better look and explain some of them. This court is in session!
- reached a veredict: succeed in making the finding of a jury in a trial.
- guilty: responsible for doing something bad.
- your honor: a respectful title used to or of certain judges.
- jury: a body of persons sworn to judge.
- accused of: to charge someone with a crime.
- commit: to do something (usually a crime).
- prosecution: the lawyers against the defendant.
- pickpocket: one who steals from pockets.
- testimony: a declaration of truth or fact.
- defendant: the person being sued or accused.
- victims: people affected by a painful or sad experience.
- innocent: not guilty.
- so-called: refer to something that is not suitable.
- evidence: something that shows the thing is true.
- witnesses: one who is called on to testify before a court.
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