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to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to conduct oneself in a specified way

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The accountability court after the written statements of both accomplices and Investigation Officer NAB KP Inayat Ullah Khan issued the orders of acquitting Ghazan Hoti and accepted plea bargaining application.
When policemen used deadly force, even when they shot children who were innocent bystanders, jurors supported the police, exonerating or acquitting nearly every cop who killed while on the job.
THERE is no point in gardai going before juries as they are acquitting gardai too frequently, a member of a complaints body claimed yesterday.
Baum noted the inconsistency of the jury's verdict, acquitting Harville of four counts of simple arson and being unable to reach a decision on two other types of arson counts that require more proof of guilt.
There are some prosecutions which wouldn't take place elsewhere and that isn't proof Liverpool jurors are acquitting unjustly.
Three years after a Hoover High School senior was fatally beaten and stabbed in a fight near campus, jurors deadlocked Friday on murder charges against his accused attackers, convicting them only of assault with a deadly weapon while acquitting them of other charges.
During his first trial, jurors voted 8-4 in favor of acquitting Pressley, who admitted on the witness stand that he dug Markowitz's grave, but said he did so because he feared for his life.
Romando's first trial ended in January with a jury acquitting him of first-degree murder, but deadlocked in favor of not guilty on second- degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and auto theft.
Robert Bennett, R-Utah, said he had initially leaned toward acquitting Clinton of perjury but voting to convict him for obstruction of justice.
The same jury deadlocked 10-2 in favor of acquitting Piroli on a charge of embezzling money from St.