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- Routine acquittals of obviously guilty people would quickly breed contempt for the law.
- Now the choice is go to trial on a felony assault charge and hope for an acquittal or plead guilty to a misdemeanor.
- From his arrest until his acquittal at the Crown Court, the Applicant was on bail.
- I am therefore of the view that it is not appropriate to substitute a verdict of acquittal for the conviction.
- Only 14 cases actually went to trial, ultimately yielding ten plea bargains, two acquittals, and only two guilty verdicts.
- Any charge ever brought against him resulted in an acquittal.
- In the result therefore a verdict of acquittal was directed in respect of all charges against both accused.
- Many will balk at the suggestion that Megan's Law should be expanded to include warrants, dropped charges, and even acquittals.
- If that is the case, my client was deprived of the chance of an acquittal on the murder count.
- If the court is not satisfied that D did what was alleged, an acquittal must follow.
- The significance of these statements is tempered by the fact that 14 of the acquittals and 1 conviction were reversed and remanded for retrial, the results of which are unknown to us.
- The doctors were duly charged, but their acquittals established the legality of abortions in order to preserve mental health.
- The appellate court affirmed 51 acquittals and 19 findings of medical negligence by defendant physicians.
- Moreover the public interest may be as much involved in the circumstances of a remarkable acquittal as in a surprising conviction.
- On the first, if the appellant is right, he is entitled to an acquittal.
- The motion for a directed verdict of acquittal on count two is dismissed.
- For the above reasons, the appeal is dismissed and the acquittal of the Respondent is upheld.
- By last year, the rate of jury acquittals had fallen to 15 percent.
- Many acquittals are obtained in cases where the defense cannot offer jurors an alternative suspect for the crime.
- A close precedent for an acquittal based on the denial of evidence already exists.
2formal(of duty)cumplimiento masculinedesempeño masculine