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Synonyms for acquittal

Synonyms for acquittal

a freeing or clearing from accusation or guilt

Antonyms for acquittal

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His acquittal has led to protests by Sikh outfits in the national capital and in parts of Punjab.
The acquittal ruling was issued by the Sofia City Court in end-April.
This removal occurred after the acquittal of former regime, suspected of being involved in the death of protesters during the uprising that led to Hosni Mubarak's downfall.
The Court of Cassation, before which the defence will appeal the rulings against Mubarak and Adly, within 40-60 days, "should immediately order their acquittal," said Salem, adding, "Rifaat handed the justification for their acquittal on a silver plate.
Mullin secured a federal jury acquittal on all ten counts brought by the DEA's Diversion Unit against a physician, marking its first full major reported defeat.
In a statement, her family called the appeal against her acquittal "simply another example of harassment by the prosecution".
While a third person, Rudy Guede, remains behind bars, the documentary also asks what the acquittal means for the Kercher family, as well as reflecting on the implications for the Italian justice system.
Meredith Kercher's family has vowed to fully support an appeal by Italian prosecutors against Amanda's Knox's acquittal as the American student flies home to the United States.
MEREDITH Kercher's family has vowed to fully support an appeal by Italian prosecutors against Amanda Knox's acquittal for the murder of the British student.
LAHORE, July 2 -- The Punjab Prosecution Department on Thursday moved an appeal against the acquittal of Hijratullah in the Manawan attack case.
A division bench of the high court comprised of Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry and Justice Shahid Hameed Dar has summoned the parents of President Zardari and former Director Military Land Hashim Babar after granting a plea against their acquittal in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) case.
Arifjan plotters seek acquittal over "tortured confessions".
International human rights body Amnesty International has said that the acquittal of Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, a member of Abu Dhabi's ruling family, by a UAE court was "very questionable.
THE CITIZENS Movement ALERT has called on members of the public to attend a protest outside the High Court building in Nicosia tomorrow to mark the beginning of the appeal against the acquittal of ten policemen last March involved in the beating of two students.
What I didn't believe was the judicial system," said Fernandez in an interview moments after her acquittal.