- a joint defendant.
Origin of codefendant
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Examples from the Web for codefendant
Pellicano and his codefendant Arneson were convicted, among other things, of 17 counts of honest-services wire fraud.Will Celebrity Snoop Anthony Pellicano Get Sprung?
June 21, 2012
Codefendant and Certified Public Accountant Muhammad Khilji asserts a similar story of reckless spending.The Secret World of Dr. Arnold Klein
August 26, 2011
The indictment was brought under his original name, Daood Saleem Gilani, along with a codefendant James Leslie Lewis.Making of a Terrorist
December 8, 2009
When publicly censured our first instinct is to make everybody a codefendant.A Cynic Looks at Life
Word Origin and History for codefendant
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