Sources: Law Dictionary
For those who have the fortitude to test the government ’s evidence through the adversary process, the reward can be an acquittal and vindication.
The National Convention ordered the trial, but his acquittal only served to increase his public profile and popular support.
The District Court denied petitioner ′s motion for a judgment of acquittal.
She had no sense of context, of the rules of the game, of the formulas by which her statements and those of the others were toted up into guilt and innocence, conviction and acquittal.
A legal advocacy group for Latinos in the United States has criticized the acquittal of two young men of charges in connection with the killing of an undocumented Mexican immigrant.
Mr Sarkozy claimed soon after the acquittal that he accepted the verdict —and yet the public prosecutor promptly decided to appeal.
She was acquitted on the obstruction of justice charge and, according to press reports, the jury deadlocked 7 - 5 for acquittal on the contempt charges.
Six days after my acquittal in the Senate, I had gone to New Hampshire to celebrate the seventh anniversary of my New Hampshire primary.
A man is on trial before you who is rich, and who hopes his riches will compass his acquittal
A verdict of “not guilt” means acquittal for the accused, who can never again be charged with that specific crime.