Origin of indictment
Examples from the Web for indictment
According to the indictment, it is part of a network of Latino gangs controlled by La Eme.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That indictment was then overturned by a second grand jury that decided not to bring charges against the officer.After No Indictment for Eric Garner Killer, Is NYC the Next Ferguson?|Jacob Siegel|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After such an indictment, you would expect the department to do all it could to remedy such failings.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The NFL knew of the indictment and the results of the criminal proceeding.
That McCulloch failed to obtain an indictment of Wilson means only one thing: He did not want to obtain an indictment.Prosecutor Used Grand Jury to Let Darren Wilson Walk|Tom Nolan|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It would not do for his paper to charge criminal conspiracy without proper evidence to back up such an indictment.Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager|Burt L. Standish
It is not on any of the routes in this indictment, and has no business here—I mean the Ehrenberg petition.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Mr. Van Voorhis: I wish to raise some questions upon the indictment in this case.
If he had, say fifteen hundred dollars, he could quash the indictment against him.The Four Pools Mystery|Jean Webster
The day before the indictment was presented to the Grand Jury stocks began to tumble without any apparent cause.The Root of Evil|Thomas Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for indictment
noun criminal law
Word Origin and History for indictment
c.1300, endytement "action of accusing," from Anglo-French enditement, from enditer (see indict). Meaning "legal document containing a charge" is from c.1500. Latin spelling restored 17c.
Culture definitions for indictment
A formal accusation of a crime, presented to the accused party after the charges have been considered by a grand jury.