acquit the defendant

виправдати підсудного

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  • acquit — ac·quit /ə kwit/ vb ac·quit·ted, ac·quit·ting [Old French acquiter to pay off, absolve, acquit, from a , prefix marking causation + quite free (of an obligation)] vt: to discharge completely: as a: to release from liability for a debt or other… …   Law dictionary

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  • defendant — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ criminal ▪ convicted, guilty VERB + DEFENDANT ▪ accuse, charge ▪ The defendant was charged with disturbing the p …   Collocations dictionary

  • acquit — 01. Football star O. J. Simpson was [acquitted] of the murder of his wife following a lengthy trial. 02. The parents of the young girl who was found raped and murdered were totally outraged by the [acquittal] of the man who was the police s prime …   Grammatical examples in English

  • acquit — verb Acquit is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑court, ↑jury Acquit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑defendant …   Collocations dictionary

  • Jury nullification in the United States — John Peter Zenger, a printer in the English colony of New York, was tried for seditious libel in 1734 for publishing a newspaper critical of the governor. The jury acquitted Zenger despite the judge s instructions; this is perhaps the most famous …   Wikipedia

  • Impeachment in the United States — is an expressed power of the legislature which allows for formal charges to be brought against a civil officer of government for conduct committed in office. The actual trial on those charges, and subsequent removal of an official on conviction… …   Wikipedia

  • autrefois acquit — /owtrafwo akiy/°akwit/ Formerly acquitted. The name of a plea in bar to a criminal action, stating that the defendant has been once already indicted and tried for the same alleged offense and has been acquitted. See double jeopardy …   Black's law dictionary

  • Massacre of the Italians at Aigues-Mortes — The Massacre of the Italians at Aigues Mortes was a series of events on the 16 and 17 August 1893, in Aigues Mortes (France), leading to the killing of Italian workers of the Compagnie des Salins du Midi, by French villagers and blue collar… …   Wikipedia

  • autrefois acquit — au·tre·fois acquit / ō trə ˌfwä / n [Anglo French, formerly acquitted]: a defendant s plea stating that he or she has already been tried for and acquitted of the same offense Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. autrefois… …   Law dictionary

  • Trials since the 2000 Fijian coup d'état — A number of prominent participants in the coup have been tried, and some convicted, in 2004 and 2005. Many of those tried include Cabinet Minister, parliamentarians, and others who have links to the present government, which has come under… …   Wikipedia

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