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 in December 1998 by the House of Representatives and led to a trial in the Senate for the impeachment of...
- 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 American Civil War, the impeachment, and the subsequent trial (and acquittal) of Johnson were among the most dramatic events in the political life...
- 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...
- 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...
- trial, the jury found Burr not guilty, while Jefferson denounced his acquittal. Jefferson subsequently removed Wilkinson as territorial governor but...
- 1995, when Simpson was acquitted on both counts of murder. Following his acquittal, no additional arrests or convictions related to the murders have been...
- Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1999. Both trials ended in acquittal; in Johnson's case, the Senate fell one vote short of the two-thirds majority...
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