To speak about court process, you need the appropriate vocabulary.
Charge - a formal police statement saying that someone is accused of a crime;
Plea bargain - an agreement to allow someone accused of a crime to admit to being guilty of a less serious crime, in order to avoid being tried for the more serious one;
Sentence - a punishment that a judge gives to someone who has committed a crime;
Acquit - if someone is acquitted of a crime, a court of law decides that they are not guilty;
Pre-trial hearing - happening in or involving the period before a trial begins,a meeting in a law court before the trial;
Suppress - to prevent information from being known;
Mistrial - a trial that cannot be completed or whose result has no legal value, usually because a legal mistake has been made;
Oath - a formal promise;
Protocol - the rules about what you must do and how you must behave in official or very formal situations;
Perjury - the crime of telling a lie in a court of law.
She was arrested on charges of theft and forgery.
Both men were acquitted of murder.
The judge declared a mistrial after newspapers printed a juror's name.