English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 1-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. None of the _______________ wants to testify in the murder trial because they are afraid the suspect will kill them when he gets out of prison.
2. I sure hope they _______________ the guy that has been breaking into cars all over the neighbourhood soon.
3. Voltaire once stated that it is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an _______________ one.
4. Police have brought a _______________ of assault against the young man accused of beating up a classmate.
5. Before sentencing, the _______________ said that it was the most horrible crime he had ever heard of.
6. During the trial, the old woman _______________ that on the night of the murder, she heard the accused threatening to kill the victim.
7. The murderer received a _______________ of twenty years in prison.
8. Many old people are afraid of becoming _______________ of crime, but studies show the elderly are actually the least likely members of society to be attacked or robbed.
9. The suspect bowed his head and cried with relief when the _______________ was read out.
10. The police have no _______________ as of yet in the murder case.
11. He is a _______________ drug dealer who is also serving time for theft and assault.
12. The _______________ had to drop its case when its only witness died.
13. The witness gave evidence at the _______________ which suggested the police had arrested the wrong person.
14. The jury found him innocent, but I think he is _______________.