You will find some general statements about court proceedings with one word omitted. Choose the words that best fit in the sentences.

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At a criminal trial, the suspect is always presumed __________ before the conclusion of the trial.
righteous
decent
not guilty
innocent
 
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A witness must testify under __________ to tell the truth.
swear
vow
oath
perjury
 
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The answer to the question “Do you swear to tell the truth
Yes!
I do!
Sure!
Ok!
 
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When a judge disagrees with a lawyer's objection, he or she says __________ .
rejected
prevented
sustained
denied
 
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Which is the right way to address the judge:
your Highness
your Honour
your Grace
Mr. Judge
 
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If the opponent tries to introduce a statement made by any person out of court, you object because it is __________ .
hearsay
irrelevant
unfair
nonsense
 
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To __________ means that an accused defendant in a criminal case agrees to plead guilty to a lesser crime if the odds are against him or her.
cop a plea
file a bargain
settle out of court
agree on a charge
 
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How would you address the attorney of the other litigant in court?
dear colleague,
my friend,
counsel,
sir/madam,
 
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What is the answer of the judge to acknowledge that an objection is well-founded?
reserved
valid
upheld
sustained
 
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A person who refuses to answer a judge when asked a question may be held in __________ of court.
disgrace
disrespect
contempt
despise
 
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