English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 1-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The _______________ gave an amazingly accurate description of the criminal - she even knew his eye colour!
2. American boxer Mike Tyson was _______________ for raping a teenage beauty queen.
3. The parents of the murdered boy attended the _______________ of the man accused of killing him every day for the three months it took to reach a verdict.
4. Only one of the three robbers was _______________; the other two got away.
5. The accused made his appearance before the _______________ on Friday morning.
6. The authorities have decided not to press _______________ due to a lack of evidence.
7. The _______________ was so scared that she was unable to answer the policeman's questions until hours after the attack.
8. The witness _______________ that he saw the defendant hit the victim repeatedly over the head with a piece of wood.
9. In order to _______________ the defendant, you must be certain, beyond a reasonable doubt, that he is guilty.
10. The victim's family felt that the _______________ given the murderer was too short.
11. The jury took only 3 hours to reach a _______________ verdict in the murder case.
12. When the victim's family heard the _______________, they all stood up and clapped.
13. American football star O. J. Simpson was found _______________ of murdering his wife in a court of law.
14. No one will _______________ she killed her husband; they all think she is so sweet.