English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 1-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. One of the parents acted as a _______________ in the contest to see which child could jump the highest.
2. Sir William Blackstone once said that it is better that ten guilty persons escape than one _______________ suffer.
3. He was _______________ with murdering his business partner.
4. The Red Cross is collecting money to help the _______________ of the earthquake in China.
5. Human rights organization Amnesty International advocates fair and prompt _______________ for all political prisoners.
6. The defendant was reported to have been acting _______________ on the night the victim was found murdered in his bed.
7. We all tasted your chocolate cake and the _______________ is in. It's the best cake we've ever eaten!
8. In March of 1995, boxing champion Mike Tyson was freed from prison three years after his _______________ for the rape of a teenage beauty queen.
9. In December of 1955, Rosa Parks, a black woman from Montgomery, Alabama, was _______________ when she refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man.
10. In February of 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving more than 27 years of a life _______________.
11. The hit man was given his freedom in return for _______________ against the Mafia chief.
12. No one is _______________ in the continued destruction of the environment.
13. My sister acted as a _______________ at my wedding.
14. Witnesses for the _______________ testified they heard a terrible argument between the defendant and the victim on the night of the murder.