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attorney
1) a person appointed to act for or represent another 2) [US] lawyer
barrister (UK)
a lawyer who pleads before a superior court
brief
1) [UK] instructions to a barrister 2) [US] written statement of facts for a court
case
statement of the facts in a trial, esp. the argument of one side
contract
a formal agreement, usually in writing, between two or more parties
court of law
the place where law cases are heard and decided
evidence
information presented to a court to prove or support a point in question
guilty
responsible for wrong; culpable
judge
public official with authority to hear and decide cases in a court of law
jury
a group of people chosen to hear the evidence of a case and give a decision
lawsuit
a trial at court between two private parties
lawyer
a person trained in law and who advises or represents others
plead
1) to defend a law case 2) to declare oneself to be guilty or not guilty
sentence
1) decision of a court, esp. as to the punishment 2) the punishment
solicitor
law officer for a city etc
sue
to start legal action against someone in a court of law
sum up
to summarise & review the evidence of a case [said of a judge]
trial
a formal examination of a case in a court of law
verdict
the formal decision or finding of a judge or jury
without prejudice
without detriment or damage to a legal right or claim