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prosecution
trus to prove the person guilty
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defence
trys to prove the person not guilty
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offence
an illegal act
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judge
the person who listens to the case and gives out the sentence
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jury
decides if a person is guilty or not guilty
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verdict
a decision of guilty or not guilty
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evidence
things that help prove he person guilty or not guilty
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witness
people who help prove the defendant guilty or not guilty
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cross examination
trying to prove the other evidence is incorrect
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magistrates
sits in magistrates court and gives the sentence
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crown court
deals with serious offences eg murder
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magistrates court
deals with less serious offences
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beyond reasonable doubt
the standard of proof in criminal court
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double liability
incident that leads to both civil and criminal law
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trys to prove the person not guilty

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defence

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an illegal act

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the person who listens to the case and gives out the sentence

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decides if a person is guilty or not guilty

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