recantation


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Synonyms for recantation

a formal statement of disavowal

Synonyms for recantation

a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

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circumstances surrounding a recantation or correction explicitly
FOR CHILDREN'S SERVICES, POST-DISCLOSURE /CHILDSEXUAL ABUSE DIVISION OF CHILD PROTECTION GUIDELINES FOR UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING RECANTATION 11-14 (Nov.
Hurst, Prevention of Recantations of Child Sexual Abuse Allegations, 2(11) CENTER PIECE 1, 2-3 (2010), available at http://www.
At the most coercive end of the spectrum are cases in which there is a dead victim linked to very probative evidence of systematic abuse and various recantations of prior allegations of abuse.
This, and the fact that recantation after 1535 only served to change the manner of execution--for example, decapitation instead of burning--makes clear that the policy of the magistrates toward Anabaptists was becoming more stringent, though it never completely coincided with the policy advocated by Charles V.
Heilbron summarises the Catholic church's relations with Galileo in the years after his famous recantation.
Twelve hours he withdrew his recantation and insisted that the trial be continued, but the judge refused.
Goldstone's recantation, he summarized, has confirmed once again that the IDF is the Most Moral Army in the World.
During 2010, the Philippine Congress worked to improve the Witness Protection Law, in an effort to prevent the recantation or substantial alteration of testimony by vital witnesses in criminal offenses, and to penalize law enforcement personnel and other government officials who refuse to testify as prosecution witnesses in criminal proceedings.
A leader from the opposition coalition, which includes Islamists, socialists and Nasserites, said the reason behind such a recantation was "provocations" from the ruling party.
All that was needed was some evidence of disbelief, and unless recantation occurred relatively quickly, death was imposed.
He offers twelve reasons why he left the Hutterites and converted to the Roman Catholic Church in a pamphlet based on his recantation (Widerruf) to Christoph Erhard.
No statement from Labour's leadership contestants is complete without a recantation on immigration.
But there are hundreds of other cases in which convictions have been overturned due to a lack of evidence, recantation of eyewitness testimony, or police or prosecutorial misconduct, and where no DNA evidence exists to definitively establish guilt or innocence.
We believe in Political recantation and want to take all coalition Partner along with us, he said.