Advanced Vocabulary: Law and Order

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A-D
a beating accusation accuse actual bodily harm (ABH) aggravated aid and abet ammo. ammunition appeal (n + v) arbitrate arbitration argue argument armed arson(ist) assassin assassinate assassination assault attorney (AmE) back up (n+phr v) bail bail out (phr v) ballistics barrister (BrE) battering ram beat up (phr v) beyond doubt blackmail(er) blank (n) booby trap bribe(ry) brief (n + v) bullet burglar(y) bust (n) CID (BrE) call out (phr v) casualty catch catch up with (phr v)  caught in the act caught red-handed chase (n + v) civil clause clear (v) clear up (phr v) clerk con (n + v) conciliation conman consequence consult(ation) contract (killing) contradict contradiction cop court case court of appeal crime criminologist criminology cross-examine crown court  curfew D.N.A. declaration declare defendant delinquent delve (into) denial deny dispute dispute(d) DA (AmE) disturb (evidence) do a runner dock (n)

E-O
emergency (services) exchange fire falsify fine (v) fingerprint fire (n) firearm forensic(s) forge(r)(y) fraud(ulent) getaway (adj) get away with (phr v) good conduct grass (n + v) GBH (BrE) gun handgun hang hardened criminal hazard(ous) hit (n) hitman hospitalize hostage hurt (n + v) imprison (in)admissible inform(ant) injur(y) intentional(ly) interrogate interrogation intimidate intimidation investigation investigator juror jury justice juvenile kill(ing) killer knife (n + v) lawyer legal(ity) legal aid leg it life sentence line up (n + phr v) litigation loot (n + v) looting (n) magistrate's court mandatory maximum security mediate mediator mention muder(er) mug(ging) mugger mugshot negotiate negotiation negotiator (not)guilty offender officer on the beat

P-W
pardon parole petty criminal pick out (phr v) pick pocket point the finger at police constable (P.C.) prison(er) prosecute prosecution prosecutor protection provocation provocative provoke public prosecutor (BrE) put a trace on someone raid (n + v) recess reconvene release retaliate retaliation rights right to remain silent riot riot police rob(ber)(y) scapegoat send down (phr v) sentence (n + v) shield(n + v) shoot out (n) shot (n) solicitor solitary confinement specimen stab sue sum up (phr v) swear taser terrorism terrorist testimony theft thief thieve thieving trace (n + v) trap (n + v) truth(ful)(ly) under oath (un)lawful vary verdict version victim victimization victimize warden warder warn(ing) willingful(ly) witness wrangling (n)
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