Lawsuit against GF, V or Anonymous.

Defend or attack GF, V or a member of Anonymous

You have to prepare a speech for a lawsuit against GF, V or Anonymousprosecuting or defending an alleged criminal.

  • Guy Fawkes (GF),
  • V in V for vendetta,
  • A member of Anonymous
  • Protesters in the Mask Mass Protest

You can be the prosecutor or the defense barrister. So prepare your speech : facts, evidence, verdict.

Watch the procedures in a lawsuit

Procedures in a lawsuit

Watch videos on Anonymous’ protests and Mass Mask Demonstrations.

Help – vocabulary on crime and lawsuit

An offence : un délit

A second offence : une récidive

A breach of the peace : un délit contre l’ordre public.

Vagrancy : vagabondage

A theft/ a robbery : un vol

A burglary : cambriolage

Smuggling : la contrebande

Blackmail : le chantage

Assault and battery : coups et blessures

A murder : un meurtre

An arson:  crime d’incendie volontaire

No case to answer : un non-lieu

No ground for prosecution : un non-lieu

Help verbs

Charge someone with  = accuse someone of 

Take the oath = swear

Testify = give evidence

Examine = question

Cross-examine : procéder à une interrogation contradictoire

Admit = confess

To plead : plaider

Discharge = Acquit

Sentence to  = Condemn to

Be fined : être condamné à une amende

Pardon = reprieve

Execute : kill, hang, burn

Offer bail : demander une mise en liberté provisoire

Let someone out on bail : mettre quelqu’un en liberté provisoire.

Produce an alibi

Make a clean breast of it : tout avouer  

Return a verdict : rapporter un verdict

Give a five year suspended sentence : peine de 5 ans avec sursis

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