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After he was acquitted, he felt the weight of how easily the false accusation could have destroyed him, if not for the skill of his attorney.Most popular course ever at Georgetown Law? How to fight for justice.|Susan Svrluga|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Courts sentenced the getaway driver to 30 years in prison, charged but have not arrested the alleged gunman and acquitted two other suspects.These 10 journalists have been killed and deserve justice immediately|Brett Haensel|November 2, 2020|Fortune
He was acquitted in a bench trial, before a judge and not a jury, according to a news story.
She did not support Obamacare repeal, though she voted to acquit the president in his Senate trial and voted to confirm his Supreme Court nominees.Why GOP Senators Are Sticking With Trump — Even Though It Might Hurt Them In November|Matt Grossmann (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The Senate’s vote determines whether the president will be convicted or acquitted on all charges.
Of course, this does not mean that Elonis will be acquitted.Does Free Speech Cover Murder Fantasies? The Supreme Court’s Definition of a ‘Threat’|Geoffrey R. Stone|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both spent four years in prison before a court acquitted them in 2011 after evidence was thrown into doubt by independent experts.Amanda Knox, Cub Reporter: The Convicted Murderer Is Now Writing Theater Reviews for a Small Seattle Paper|Justin Miller|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After 90 minutes of deliberation, the jury found that the evidence was insufficient and acquitted Lizzie.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later that year, he was also tried for tax evasion, and was ultimately acquitted in both cases.
The woman was acquitted of perjury, which could have landed the mother of three 15 years in jail.
In harmony with a fundamental rule of law, a member who has once been acquitted cannot be tried again for the same offense.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
John Smith was later charged with sedition, acquitted, and finally restored to his rightful council position.
In 1819 he acquitted himself most creditably of a mission entrusted to him by that young man.
Although the trial involved many political entanglements, Burr was finally acquitted.
He had dealings with the brigands and was arrested in the suit of the Chauffeurs of Mortagne, in 1809, but acquitted.