exonerate


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to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

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pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

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Later on the court has ordered to exonerate the accused over insufficient evidence.
They have identified factors that make female clients more difficult to exonerate, and uncovered startling facts that distinguish the cases of wrongly convicted women from those of men.
PPS decided to represent Odeh and was able to exonerate him when the settler's allegations were proven false after Odeh had already spent 171 days in jail.
To date, the Innocence Project has worked to exonerate over 280 individuals who were wrongfully convicted.
He was fully exonerated by the Crown Prosecution Service," they brief, forgetting the CPS doesn't have it in its power to exonerate anybody.
12, Florida Statutes (2006), which requires courts to inquire into the existence of physical evidence containing DNA that could exonerate a defendant prior to accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to a felony.
And Cook County jurors were quick to exonerate, "no bill" (that is, not return a bill of indictment at the grand jury proceeding), and acquit killers, even those found glowering over their victims, gun--or hammer--in hand.
WORST: ``Justice'' (Fox, already debuted) is a tired legal drama about a high-powered law team striving to exonerate loathsome dirtbags.
The GTC, which also handles far more serious cases involving professional incompetence and former criminal convictions, had the ability to exonerate Mrs Partridge-which they have done - or to give her a reprimand, a temporary suspension or, in the worse cases, ban her from teaching in a state school.
But when a Northwestern University journalism professor's students dug up evidence to successfully exonerate several convicted prisoners on Death Row--as an undergraduate class assignment
Nevertheless, she says, it's too early to convincingly pin blame for prostate cancers on specific chemicals or to exonerate other chemicals.
He says: "In my view Iraq still has a chance to exonerate itself but time is critical.
A charge-off enables the firm that you owe to get a tax break by claiming a loss; it doesn't exonerate you from the debt.
Jaskot has nonetheless put another nail in the coffin of Leon Krier's extraordinary attempt to exonerate the Nazi monuments by removing them from their political context.
1] Evidence retained in adjudicated cases may exonerate an individual accused wrongly and identify the true perpetrator.