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Crime and Punishment

Updated: Apr 20, 2023

Crime and Punishment

- Match the pictures with the vocabulary:

Judge – Jail – Hand cuff – Arrest – Fingerprint – Detective – Transcript – Badge – Gavel – Breaking & Entering

a. b.

c. d.

e. f.

g. h.

i. j.


Match the words with their meanings:

1. Sentence a. the crime of intentionally starting a fire.

2. Assault b. the crime of intentionally killing someone.

3. Vandalism c. the crime of killing a person unintentionally.

4. Kidnapping d. an illegal copy of a document, painting, bill etc.

5. Manslaughter e. A violent attack.

6. Murder f. damage to public or private property.

7. Shoplifting g. the action of taking a person away illegally by force.

8. Arson h. the act of taking something that belongs to someone and

keeping it.

9. Forgery i. A punishment given by a judge in court to a person after being

found guilty.

10. Theft j. the illegal act of taking goods from a store without paying for



People in the courtroom:

defence attorney - prosecutor - plaintiff - deputy - witness - defendant - judge - bailiff - jury - lawyer

1. A ---------- is someone whose job is to give people legal advice and to speak for them in court.

2. A ---------- is a legal official who accuses someone of committing a crime in court.

3. A ---------- is an attorney representing a defendant in a lawsuit.

4. A ---------- is someone who is legally appointed to take decisions instead of another person.

5. A ---------- is someone who makes a legal complaint against someone else in court.

6. A --------- is someone who is accused of having done something illegal.

7. A --------- is a person who is in charge of a trial in a court and makes decisions on legal matters.

8. A ---------- is an official who is responsible for prisoners who are appearing in court.

9. A --------- is a group of people who have been chosen to listen to all the facts in trial in a law court and to decide if a person is guilty or not.

10. A ---------- who sees a crime or accident.




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