Definition of Acquittal. Meaning of Acquittal. Synonyms of Acquittal

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Definition of Acquittal

Acquittal
Acquittal Ac*quit"tal, n. 1. The act of acquitting; discharge from debt or obligation; acquittance. 2. (Law) A setting free, or deliverance from the charge of an offense, by verdict of a jury or sentence of a court. --Bouvier.

Meaning of Acquittal from wikipedia

- In common law jurisdictions, an acquittal certifies that the accused is free from the charge of an offense, as far as the criminal law is concerned. This...
- The impeachment of Bill Clinton was initiated on October 8, 1998, when the United States House of Representatives voted to commence impeachment proceedings...
- the same (or similar) charges and on the same facts, following a valid acquittal or conviction. As described by the U.S. Supreme Court in its unanimous...
- included are prohibitions against, for the same offense: retrial after an acquittal; retrial after a conviction; retrial after certain mistrials; and multiple...
- Fatal Acquittal is a 2014 made-for-TV mystery thriller film directed be Sam Irvin and starring Joely Fisher, Denise Richards and Patrick Muldoon. C****idy...
- The Acquittal is a 1923 American mystery silent film based on the eponymous play by Rita Weiman. The film was directed by Clarence Brown, who would later...
- vote for Johnson's acquittal. In Butler's hearings, and in subsequent inquiries, there was increasing evidence that some acquittal votes were acquired...
- 1995, when Simpson was acquitted on two counts of murder. Following his acquittal, no additional arrests related to the murders have been made, and the...
- crimes against humanity. The tribunal p****ed judgements ranging from acquittal to death by hanging. Eleven defendants were executed, including Joachim...
- settlement, however, was paid to settle claims by Abby's family. Despite the acquittal, Borden was ostracized by Fall River society. Her name was again brought...
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