Examples of acquittal in a Sentence
The case resulted in acquittal of the defendant.
Several jurors voted for acquittal.
The case resulted in an acquittal of the defendant.
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McMahon asked for an acquittal after the prosecution rested, arguing that there was no clear and convincing evidence of a crime.
After an initial set of acquittals, a mob stormed the jail, murdering 11 of the accused.
Following Stanley’s acquittal, a GoFundMe page was set up to offer financial support for his legal costs, with some support expressed from white nationalist circles.
The motions for acquittal came Wednesday outside the jury’s presence after federal prosecutors rested their case on Day 13 of the criminal trial against the two.
Eventually, Grow himself went from being an independent contractor to a full-time employee for Patient Care America, which factored into his acquittals on numerous kickback charges.
Jurors told reporters afterward that they were stuck at 10-2, with the majority for acquittal.
The long, strange saga of the yoga twin murder case has ended in an acquittal: on Thursday, Alexandria Duval was found not guilty of killing her twin sister by driving off a cliff in Hawaii, the Associated Press reports.
One juror told reporters that the panel had been deadlocked 10 to 2 in favor of acquittal.
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