VV 27 – Legal Vocabulary: Contract Law (Part 2)

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This business English vocabulary lesson is the second of our two-part series on legal English vocabulary related to contract law. In our last lesson, we looked at some of the basic principles of contracts. In this lesson, we’ll focus on specific legal terms and language found in contracts.

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Business News 10 – Viacom Sues YouTube for 1 Billion Dollars

Today we have a Business English News story on a company that’s been in the news quite a bit recently – YouTube. In particular, we refresh and discuss some of the key vocabulary we covered in our Video Vocab series on the law and legal vocabulary:

Video Vocab 04 – Basic Legal Terms
Video Vocab 05 – Court Cases
Video Vocab 06 – Commercial Law

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Video Vocab 06: Law 3 – Commercial Law

This video podcast introduces definitions and collocations related to commercial law, including: contract law; copyright; intellectual property rights, arbitration, lawsuit; to sue; to litigate; plaintiff; defendant; damages; settlement; injunction & to appeal.

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Video Vocab 05: Law 2 – Court Cases

This is the second in our 3-part Video Vocab series on the law. Today we focus on the vocabulary used to describe the actions and people involved in a court case.

Key Vocabulary:
Court case (n), trial (n), judge (n), jury (n), witness (n), defendant (n), innocent (adj), guilty (adj), plea (n), testify (v), deliberate (v), verdict (n), convict (v), sentence (v), fine (n) & prison sentence (n).

A PDF transcript of the podcast is available here:

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