Life in the U.S.

Legal Vocabulary – Level 1

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1. Learn new words

Today we are going to learn about legal vocabulary.

Hoy vamos a aprender sobre vocabulario legal.

Read the word and use the play ▶ button to hear the pronunciation.

Lea la palabra y use el botón de PLAY ▶ para escuchar la pronunciación.

WITNESS: a person who sees something happen and is able to describe it to other people

DEPOSITION: a formal statement, taken from somebody and used in court

OATH: a formal promise to do something or a formal statement that something is true

JURY: a group of members of the public who listen to the facts of a case in a court

LAWSUIT: claim or complaint against somebody that a person or an organization can make in court