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Legal quiz

Question 1/10

The person who sues or starts a civil case is called the petitioner or the complainant, or in more official terms, the …

Question 2/10

As the witness couldn't be present for the court hearing, he signed an … to be used as evidence.

Question 3/10

If I were in your shoes, I wouldn't sign anything at all until I had consulted a …

Question 4/10

If a defendant is accused of …, the wronged person may claim for damages.

Question 5/10

The defendant … that he was at home on the night of the crime.

Question 6/10

The court's final ... was that she was guilty.

Question 7/10

A person is advised of his/her rights by a judge during an … and may respond to the criminal charges by entering a plea.

Question 8/10

In English law, a … is a lawyer who has the right to speak and argue as an advocate in higher law courts.

Question 9/10

As the evidence proved the man to be innocent, the jury ... him of the murder charge.

Question 10/10

The judge granted us a short … whilst we were waiting for the interpreter to arrive.