1.A case is only authority for what it actually decides.
2.A judgment msut be impartial.
3.All legal systems have a rule that a judicial determination of a case is final.
4.Before trial the defendant may move to dismiss the case on the ground that the facts alleged do not constitute a crime.
5.Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place everyday.
6.He was acquitted of the crime.
7.He was committed for trial in the Central Criminal Court.
8.He was sentenced to five years, but should serve only three with remission.
9.He was sentenced to two periods of years in prison, the sentences to run concurrently.
10.He was tried for murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.
11.Judgment was entered for the plaintiff.
12.Now the court is in session.
13.Order in the court.
14.She was awarded substantial damages.
15.The adjudicator has to decide impartially between the two parties.
16.The case is listed to heard next week.
17.The clerk to the justices read out the indictment.
18.The case has been stood over to next week.
19.The court adjourned for a ten-minute break.
20.The hearing proceeded after the protesters were removed from the courtroom.
21.The hearings were held in camera.
22.The hearing was held up while counsel argued over procedural problems.
23.The offence carries a maximum sentence of two year's imprisonment.
24.The power to hear cases is called jurisdiction.
25.The trial lasted six days.
26.The trial took place in the absence of the defendant.
27.The clerk of the court read out the charges.
28.The objective of the pre-trial hearing is to shorten the actual trial time without infringing upon the rights of either party.
29.They all stood up when the judges entered the courtroom.
30.To give him a fair and impartial hearing is of great importance.
1.An income tax deduction is allowed for bad debt.
2.Filing a false tax return is under the penalties of perjury to taxing authorities.
3.He was convicted of tax evasion.
4.It is the duty of citizens to pay taxes in accordance with the law.
5.Some state statutes impose special taxes, usually in the form of stamp tax, on sales of stock.
6.The federal income tax is governed by the Internal Revenue Code.
7.The tax court has jurisdiction over questions of law and fact arising under the tax laws.
8.The tax is assessed as a percentage of the assigned value of a corporation's capital stock.
9.The tax is levied without statutory authority.
10.The tax ruling has retrospective effect.
三、Death penalty 死刑
1.A sentencing judge is required to consider any mitigating circumstances before imposing the death penalty.
2.Capital punishment for murder is based on the idea: that if a person kills someone, he must pay with his own life.
3.Death penalty is usually imposed because of some type of gross misconduct.
4.He was executed by firing squad.
5.He was guilty of a capital crime.
6.He was sentenced to death but was reprieved by the president.
7.The death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.
8.The prisoners were condemned to death.
9.The punishment for treason is death.
10.They argued about whether the statute mandating the death penalty is unconstitutional.
1.A lawsuit begins with the filing of a complaint.
2.A pleading is a legal document filed with the court that sets forth the position and contentions of a party.
3.An answer usually sets forth the defendant's defenses and counterclaims.
4.Certain defenses may be made by motin rather than included in the answer.
5.In some circumstances, a party must obtain the court's permission to amend its complaint.
6.Pleadings must be submitted to the court when the action is set down for trail.
7.The defendant was given a copy fo information before he was called upon to plead.
8.The indictment was incorrectly worded.
9.The statement of claim was stuck out because it disclosed no cause of action.
10.This complaint or pleading is a statement of the charge against the defendant and the remedy sought, typically money damages.
1.A litigant generally must make a motion in writing.
2.A party must be given fair notice for the case made against him.
3.Agree, for the law is costly.
4.An action is not given to one who is not injured.
5.As already suggested, lawsuits do not begin themselves.
6.He brought a libel action.
7.He had to resort to threats of court action to get repayment.
8.I am afraid you will to be charged for damages.
9.I am sorry we have to charge for damages.
10.If the law has other provisions concerning limitation of action, those provisions shall apply.
11.If there is a prosecution the onus will normally be on the prosecutor to prove the case.
12.Inspection was ordered to take place seven days after discovery.
13.It is a case of accidental death.
14.No right of action can have its origin in fraud.
15.Possession is nine points of the law.
16.She decided to go to law against her husband to have the dispute settled.
17.The case represents a new development in the law of libel.
18.The judicial process deals not with abstract questions or hypothetical situations but with actual controversies between real parties.
19.The prosecution in a criminal case has to establish beyond reasonable doubt that the accused committed the crime.
20.Win your lawsuit and lose your money.
1.A person may own land notwithstanding that another has an easement,such as a right of way,over it.
2.A person in possession is not bound to prove that the possessions belong him.
3.He is the de jure owner of the property.
4.His title to the property is defective.
5.Marital property is the same as community property and is divided equally upon divorce.
6.One independent object can only and only needs to establish one property right.
7.One should enjoy his property in such a manner as not to injure that of another person.
8.Ownership has been described as"the entirety of powers of use and disposal allowed by law".
9.Ownership in indivision is ended by a partition of the property.
10.The ownership of the company has passed to bank.