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Synonyms for defendant

the accused


Synonyms for defendant

a person against whom an action is brought

Synonyms for defendant

a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law

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Through his false statements and omissions, defendant PAPADOPOULOS impeded the FBI's ongoing investigation into the existence of any links or coordination between individuals associated with the Campaign and the Russian government's efforts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.
In this personal injury action, defendant Tompkins Square Bagels and Sage the Cat, LLC (collectively, "Tompkins Bagels" or the "restaurant") moves for summary judgment dismissing the complaint of the plaintiff Edgar Villongco.
Al Tamimi & Company successfully defended the First Joined Defendant, a major international engineering and construction company.
The Board accused the mayor, who is the first defendant, of receiving a bribe of $1.3m (SAR 5m) from one of the businessmen, known as Defendant No.
The forum defendant rule prohibits removal to federal court if any of the "properly joined and served defendants" is a citizen of the State in which the case is filed.
The defendant, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of fraud and theft.
Summary: Defendant stole cheque, forged and use it to illegally obtain money
Diamond Estate Company Limited, an Accra-based estate development company, has filed a writ at an Accra High Court against Access Bank Ghana PLC, seeking a declaration that the defendant owed it a duty of care in the bank-customer relationship.
Al Hamadi said the court sentenced six defendants to life imprisonment, another six defendants to ten years in prison, one defendant to five years in prison, three defendants to three years in prison.
Where a jury in District Court convicted a defendant of larceny in excess of $250 and assault and battery, the assault and battery conviction must be reversed because the trial judge erred in admitting evidence that the defendant's wife allegedly slapped a store employee.
She pointed out, however, that the defendant failed to assert his right to a speedy trial for a period of 17 months.
They allegedly took advantage of a bank employee's negligence - the sixth defendant in the case - who failed to verify the submitted documents, before approving them and sanctioning the loans.
Prosecutors on Wednesday, 15 August nolle prosequi (abandoned trial against) defendants Bill Caesar Kennedy, Massa Kenedy and Juana Bracewell to have them testify for government against defendant Williams in return.
'The first defendant (Hadijah) has 17,300 followers on her Instagram, while the second defendant (Nur Shazleen) has about 13,000 followers,' Wan Ahmad Farid said.