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Acquittal in a sentence

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Sentence count:47+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-10-13Updated:2016-12-13
Antonym: convictionSimilar words: acquireacquisitionacquiescenceacquaintedpittancequiteequityquite a fewMeaning: [-tl]  n. a judgment of not guilty. 
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1 The jury returned an acquittal after only seventeen minutes.
2 Lack of evidence resulted in their acquittal.
3 The trial resulted in an acquittal.
4 The trial judge had directed an acquittal.
5 He was released from prison following his acquittal.
6 The case resulted in an acquittal.
7 The jury voted 8-to-4 in favor of acquittal.
8 The judge upheld their acquittal.
9 The jury voted for acquittal.
10 However, conflicting opinions of several doctors gained their acquittal.
11 His arrest and ultimate acquittal on cocaine smuggling charges made headlines in the mid-1980s.
12 With regard to acquittal rates in the magistrates' courts, our data are too uncertain to draw firm conclusions as they are incomplete.
13 The acquittal, however, did not spark riots, as had the King case.
14 Nor does the fact of an acquittal debar the media from alleging that the defendant was really guilty after all.
15 A higher proportion of cases result in acquittal as the ages of the victims rises.
16 The low proportion with an acquittal outcome probably reflects that the vast majority of these cases involve a guilty plea.
17 Leckie told reporters he hoped his acquittal would send a message of hope to the Governor.
18 Leckie told reporters he hoped his acquittal would give hope to other people in similar situations.
19 The defence lawyer made an eloquent plea for his client's acquittal.
20 The first trial ended in a hung jury, the second in acquittal.
21 Debate over the far-reaching consequences of the attempted confiscation action should not die with their acquittal.
22 Nor is there any double jeopardy bar to a civil case following a criminal acquittal.
23 The former television commentator has sought repeatedly to tell and sell his story since his acquittal.
24 He took office in 1951 and went on to compile one of the nation's lowest acquittal rates.
25 But it is virtually unthinkable that it could end in an acquittal,(www.Sentencedict.com) still less a mistrial.
26 But the panel deadlocked on manslaughter charges, with nine jurors favoring acquittal.
27 Abolishing the rule of double jeopardy after a full trial and jury acquittal is unprincipled and impractical, he said.
28 So what message was Leckie hoping Fife would get from his acquittal?
29 It is by no means certain that the courts would always be willing to redefine the mens rea requirement in order to secure an acquittal.
30 Those items would not in the event have been proceeded against, because prosecuting authorities would fear a jury acquittal.
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