That metal clasp has DNA attributed to Sollecito (in multiple tests), which should have sealed the conviction.
Hekmati was sentenced to death in January of this year, but months later, a judge tossed out the conviction and ordered a retrial.
Nowadays, the last thing a politician wants is to appear in the public mind as a coherent figure delineated by conviction.
There is also his conviction that the human heart processes and integrates sensations from the external world.
Cohen is doubtless sincere in his conviction that he stands against a propaganda war that incites dangerous hostility to Russia.
As for me, I was convinced we must and should refuse, and I went to sleep in that conviction.
We deduce a conviction as to what we may best do when the case arises again.
It was only the supposition of Furness, and it is my conviction that they have not.
This conviction and taste becomes so current that it affects all new legislation.
The writer was engaged in tracing the progress of conviction in his own mind.
mid-15c., "the proving of guilt," from Late Latin convictionem (nominative convictio) "proof, refutation," noun of action from past participle stem of convincere (see convince). Meaning "mental state of being convinced" is from 1690s; that of "firm belief, a belief held as proven" is from 1841.