# Speaking legal English. Борисова Л.А. - 24 стр.

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Voir Dire
To serve on a jury
To challenge a juror
To be eligible for jury service
Challenge for cause To be exempt from jury service
Peremptory challenge To excuse from jury service
Trial jury To sit on the jury
Foreman of the jury
Jury panel
Alternate juror
To take an oath
To swear in the jury
Exercise 10. On the basis of the words and expressions from Exercise 9
1. How are jurors selected?
2. Who can/can’t be a juror?
3. Who can be excused from jury service?
4. How is the trial jury selected?
5. What are the duties of the jurors?
the jury system.
UNIT 7. CRIME
Vocabulary
Exercise 1. Give your definition of a crime.
Exercise 2. Do you know the difference between felony, misdemeanor
and offence? Fill in the gaps in the definitions with one of these words, translate
them and give examples of each category of crime.
A … is an act that people consider to be shocking and unacceptable. It is a
less serious crime in nature.
A … is a very serious crime punishable by death or confinement in a state
prison.
A … is a violation of local laws or of rules of accepted public conduct and
behaviour.
Exercise 3. What are the elements of crime?
Exercise 4. Make a list of crimes. Let the other students give definitions of
each of them.
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      To serve on a jury                               Voir Dire
To be eligible for jury service                  To challenge a juror
To be exempt from jury service                   Challenge for cause
To excuse from jury service                      Peremptory challenge
To sit on the jury                               Trial jury
Jury panel                                       Foreman of the jury
To take an oath                                  Alternate juror
To swear in the jury

Exercise 10. On the basis of the words and expressions from Exercise 9

1.   How are jurors selected?
2.   Who can/can’t be a juror?
3.   Who can be excused from jury service?
4.   How is the trial jury selected?
5.   What are the duties of the jurors?

the jury system.

UNIT 7. CRIME

Vocabulary
Exercise 1. Give your definition of a crime.

Exercise 2. Do you know the difference between felony, misdemeanor
and offence? Fill in the gaps in the definitions with one of these words, translate
them and give examples of each category of crime.

A … is an act that people consider to be shocking and unacceptable. It is a
less serious crime in nature.
A … is a very serious crime punishable by death or confinement in a state
prison.
A … is a violation of local laws or of rules of accepted public conduct and
behaviour.

Exercise 3. What are the elements of crime?

Exercise 4. Make a list of crimes. Let the other students give definitions of
each of them.

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