unindicted

adjective
un·in·dict·ed | \ ˌən-in-ˈdī-təd \

Definition of unindicted 

: not charged with a crime by the finding or presentment of a grand jury : not indicted an unindicted coconspirator

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Navarro held several days of hearings this year to take testimony from former lawyers for Fuechtener and Alfter, who was named in the case as an unindicted co-conspirator. Washington Post, "Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea," 24 June 2018 Norton's attorney has said in court records that Norton's ex-wife, Kelly Norton, is the unindicted coconspirator. Jacques Billeaud, azcentral, "Opening statements to begin at former corporation commissioner's bribery trial," 31 May 2018 Names of unindicted individuals are typically redacted in legal filings for privacy purposes but generally, they are not classified. Byron Tau, WSJ, "Senate Ex-Staffer Pleads Not Guilty to Charge of Lying to FBI in Leaks Probe," 13 June 2018 Norton’s attorney has said in court records that Norton’s ex-wife, Kelly Norton, is the unindicted coconspirator. Jacques Billeaud, The Seattle Times, "Ex-Arizona regulator charged with bribery heads to trial," 27 May 2018 The Watergate prosecutor, Leon Jaworski, decided to name Richard Nixon as an unindicted co-conspirator for the Watergate break-in, rather than prosecuting directly. Tom Ginsburg, Fortune, "Can the President Be Indicted? Yes, But Not By Who You Think," 22 May 2018 The prosecution mostly refers to her in court as the unindicted co-conspirator, while the defense attorneys call her by name. Michael Kiefer, azcentral, "Bribery trial involving Arizona utility regulator and Johnson Utilities weeks away," 9 May 2018 The grand jury named Nixon as an unindicted co-conspirator. Joan Biskupic, CNN, "What Nixon and Clinton's Supreme Court cases mean for Trump's options on executive privilege," 2 May 2018 The indictment says that communication between Jennings, Hazelwood and Turner began after his gun arrest in March, sometimes involving another gang member or another person identified in court documents as an unindicted co-conspirator. Peter Hermann, Washington Post, "Civilian D.C. police employee charged with providing inside information to murder suspect," 24 Apr. 2018

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circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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