Real Life: Criminal Justice System (4)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    James was granted ...... That means he has agreed to abide by certain conditions, set by the legal system, or he will go back to jail if he fails to do so.
  • 2
    The ..... came back this afternoon. The jury decided that he was guilty on all charges. This is a decision made by a jury on a legal matter that was put before them.
  • 3
    In some states, capital punishment is legal and some prisoners are ..... to death as punishment for a crime they committed.
  • 4
    In states where capital punishment is legal, death by ..... injection is a common method that is carried out nowadays.
  • 5
    Robert was ..... of all charges last week. That means he was found guilty of all charges.
  • 6
    A ..... is another word for a criminal who has been convicted of a felony.
  • 7
    A ..... is a serious crime that goes against federal laws and usually carries a sentence of more than one year.
  • 8
    A ..... is a crime that is not as serious as a felony and is punishable by less stringent means.
  • 9
    A ..... is a person who is accused of a crime and is required, by law, to answer for the injustice in a court of law.
  • 10
    A ..... is a person who is in a position of authority and is sanctioned to make decisions pertaining to legal matters, crimes and sentences put forth in a court of law.

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