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

- an acquittal certifies that the accused is free from the charge of an offense, as far as the criminal law is concerned. The finality of an acquittal is...
- 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...
- voted to convict while 55 voted for acquittal. On Article Two, 50 senators voted to convict while 50 voted for acquittal. Clinton remained in office for the...
- being tried again on the same (or similar) charges following a valid acquittal or conviction in the same jurisdiction. If this issue is raised, evidence...
- an acquittal (that is, "not guilty"). In Scotland and in the Netherlands, there can also be a verdict of "not proven", which counts as an acquittal. There...
- included are prohibitions against, for the same offense: retrial after an acquittal; retrial after a conviction; retrial after certain mistrials; and multiple...
- vote for Johnson's acquittal. In Butler's hearings, and in subsequent inquiries, there was increasing evidence that some acquittal votes were acquired...
- The Acquittal is a 1923 American silent mystery film based on the play of the same name by Rita Weiman. The film was directed by Clarence Brown, who would...
- recurring segment. According to Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post, the acquittal was "the most dramatic courtroom verdict in the history of Western civilization"...
- Council of Churches, "received with joy" news of the acquittal, stating: "We celebrate her acquittal and release together with her, her family and community...
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