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Synonyms for alibi

Synonyms for alibi

(law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question

a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.

exonerate by means of an alibi

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Olson and Wells (2004) noted that an alibi's surface traits (details of the alibi story provided) typically do not make an alibi strong or weak, but rather it is the corroborative evidence that is key.
Mr Ellison said: "There's not been a breath uttered until today that you were in a position to give your son an alibi.
We predicted that participants who were not warned that they would be supplying an alibi would use narrative features that were indicative of hesitancy and uncertainty at higher rates and would have lower word counts and interview times than those who were warned.
As Weir explains in his introduction, narrative alibi takes two forms in Tolstoy.
Since opening in 2007, Alibi has already had its share of celebrity sightings, including the likes of Kate Hudson, Kevin James, William H.
His defence team claimed he had a solid alibi as he was home with his family the night of the alleged attack.
In a new plea deal in Lane County Circuit Court, Jordan Scott Merrell, 26, admitted late last month that his alibi claim was untrue, according to court records.
Alibi, which launched into pubs and bars at the end of last year, is made from a blend of spring water, milk thistle, arti-choke, gingko extracts, vitamins and amino acids.
But the new accounts - handed over to detectives hired by the McCanns - threaten to contradict his alibi.
In a notorious after-hours joint called the Alibi Club a man named Philip Stilwell dies in a sex game gone wrong.
Peter Murphy QC, prosecuting, had told Cardiff Crown Court that Royston, from Bargoed, had pleaded guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice when she gave Wayne Royston a false alibi on April 20 this year.
BEST ALIBI looks set for a drop in distance after finishing a fine third behind Dylan Thomas and Gentlewave in the Budweiser Irish Derby at The Curragh yesterday, writes Tony O'Hehir.
There is no question Pledger's proposed alibi testimony would have been material and not cumulative although .
Septimus, sent off the 13-8 favourite for this Group Two contest, drew eight lengths clear of Best Alibi with Snoqualmie Boy 11 lengths further back in third.