The news that Grimm was set to plead guilty sent shockwaves through the leadership of the Republican Party on Staten Island.
He is expected to plead not guilty, as his twin has in the state case.
I plead guilty here: I helped found the first one in India, at Jaipur.
He wore a forced smile that seemed to plead with the Republican-weary masses to enter the peculiar magic castle he was selling.
Already, defendants are faced with unbearable choices, to plead or fight.
He is not married and so cannot plead a wife and family as excuses for getting into debt.
Cis tried to speak, made as if to plead, but could only swallow.
But Fithel said, "Nay, thou art too apt to blame the pleadings of other men; plead for thyself."
It is agreed, then, that you will take charge of my interests; that you will plead my cause?
You are here to plead the cause of justice, and not to insult those whom you have summoned to this place to do justice for you.
mid-13c., "make a plea in court," from Anglo-French pleder, Old French plaidier, "plead at court" (11c.), from Medieval Latin placitare, from Late Latin placitum (see plea). Sense of "request, beg" first recorded late 14c. Related: Pleaded; pleading; pleadingly.