Sources: Law Dictionary
By then he had been involved in a rape case in which his nephew was eventually acquitted, and he had felt obliged to make a humiliating public statement about his abysmal personal life.
But legal experts here say DSK is likely to be acquitted now that his accuser has been exposed as a liar and fraudster.
Police arrested a suspect four years later, but the man's trial ended in a hung jury, split 10 -2 to acquit the man.
Human rights organisations have criticised a decision by the Pakistani Supreme Court to acquit five men charged with raping a woman on the orders of a village council.
Randherself regarded the play as a "trial" for the audience: jurors whoshared her sense of reverence for heroic individualism would, she believed, vote to acquit.
I cannot acquit him of that duty; nor could I think well of the man who should omit an occasion of testifying his respect towards any body connected with the family.
Repeatedly, the British rulers indicted Americans for illegally shipping goods in non- British vessels, only to have local juries acquit the accused.
China would acquit 50 extreme poor countries and the least developed countries off debts which were interest-free loans and should be paid before 2010.
If I sin, then thou markest me, and thou wilt not acquit me from mine iniquity.
The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.