An arrangement between prosecutor and defendant whereby the defendant pleads guilty to a lesser charge in exchange for a more lenient sentence or an agreement to drop other charges.
A person who attests to another's moral conduct and good reputation in a court of law.
The quality of being trusted and believed in.
In a movie a medium shot, mid shot, or waist shot is a camera angle shot from a medium distance.
A formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.
Not leading to a firm conclusion; not ending doubt or dispute.
Voice-over is a production technique where a voice—that does not belong to someone present in the current scene—is used in a radio or television production, filmmaking, theatre, or other presentations. The voice-over is read from a script and may be spoken by someone who appears elsewhere in the production.
A person who has personally seen something happen and so can give a first-hand description of it.
Characteristic of one person or thing, and so serving to distinguish them from others.
An individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a court of law.
A lawyer who conducts the case against a defendant in a criminal court.
Free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
A decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
Unable to understand; perplexed.
Having or showing signs of mental anguish or torment.
Situated within or inside; relating to the inside; inner.
A written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court.
The punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.
An expression or feeling of disapproval or opposition; a reason for disagreeing.
Give evidence as a witness in a law court.
Monster Questions and Answers
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