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How can a police officer fire 15 shots into a car with two unarmed people inside and then acquitted after their deaths?
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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100 examples:

He was acquitted.

Tom was acquitted.

Tom has been acquitted.

He acquitted himself well.

The jury acquitted him of the crime.

The accused was acquitted on two of the charges.

The court acquitted him of the charge of murder.

He acquitted himself admirably at the track meet.

In the absence of definite evidence, he was acquitted.

The guy was acquitted when the prosecutor failed to prove that he had committed the crime.

Considering your lack of experience you acquitted yourselves pretty well in this competition.

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.
(Publilius Syrus)

This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
(Juvenal)

It is better that a guilty man should not be brought to trial than that he should be acquitted.
(Titus Livius)

His owner was acquitted.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

O.J. Simpson was acquitted.
(NBC News, )

On Wednesday, the father was acquitted.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A jury has acquitted an Ohio man of stalking Gwyneth Paltrow.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

An Ontario Superior Court judge has acquitted Toronto police Const.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Crown prosecutors in B.C. are appealing a ruling that acquitted RCMP Const.
(CBC News - Canada, )

A jury on Monday acquitted a Minnesota priest accused of molesting four girls.
(Fox News - U.S., )

An aristocrat has been acquitted of assaulting one of his family estate's trustees.
(Telegraph reporters in The Telegraph - News, )

He admitted to shooting and dismembering his neighbor, but was acquitted of murder.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Raoul Weil acquitted of charges he helped wealthy Americans to hide $20B from the IRS.
(USA Today - Money, )

George Zimmerman, acquitted in Trayvon Martin's death, wants to recoup some legal costs.
(USA Today - National, )

Hossu, who was acquitted of child rape charges, faces uphill battle in deportation case.
(USA Today - National, )

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson speaks after a judge acquitted Michael Brelo of all charges.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Second-youngest child of RFK was acquitted of criminal charges in the 2012 hospital scuffle.
(USA Today - National, )

Former executives of Porsche were acquitted in a regional trial court in Stuttgart, Germany.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Italy's highest court acquitted Friday American Amanda Knox of murder, ending her legal saga.
(Fox News - World, )

Mohammed Aneizi was acquitted of one count of rape following a trial at Isleworth Crown Court.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The brother of an imprisoned ex-billionaire hedge fund founder has been acquitted of conspiracy.
(CNBC, )

A court has acquitted 26 men who had been arrested by police looking for gays at a Cairo bathhouse.
(The Independent - World News, )

Twenty years ago, OJ Simpson was acquitted of the murder of his former partner Nicole Brown Simpson.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Sport, )

Olmert was acquitted in 2012 of charges he accepted cash-stuffed envelopes from an American supporter.
(USA Today - World, )

A German artist prosecuted for performing Nazi salutes is acquitted, after claiming artistic expression.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Seven men charged in the killing of a Costa Rican turtle conservationist are acquitted of murder charges.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Four former and current Sun newspaper staff have been acquitted of charges of corrupting public officials.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

LAWRENCE BOOTH: Chris Cairn's delight at being acquitted will not necessarily be shared by all in cricket.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Black is most famous for defending William Kennedy Smith and getting him acquitted of rape charges in 1991.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

A woman dies in a fall from a car park roof days after a man accused of raping her was acquitted by a jury.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

After deliberating for about two hours, a downtown Los Angeles jury acquitted Jonathan Lai of one felony...
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Twitter erupted with responses after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
(CNN - Technology, )

Glasgow prop Ryan Grant is added to Scotland's Six Nations squad after being acquitted of an assault charge.
(BBC Sport, )

It's the first time in Canada that a person accused of terrorist offences has gone to trial and been acquitted.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

This may sound like a legal conundrum, but it's not: Zimmerman has been acquitted but could still get convicted.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, UBS and Depfa bank have been acquitted of mis-selling derivatives to the city of Milan.
(BBC News - Business, )

Former British tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted in a London court of charges related to phone hacking.
(USA Today - World, )

A Spanish court acquitted a concert pianist who could have faced prison for posing a noise nuisance to a neighbor.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Zimmerman was the man who was acquitted this summer in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

A man who was shot to death in Omaha had been acquitted of first-degree murder in the 2001 death of his girlfriend.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside has been acquitted of five counts of perjury and one of fraud by false representation.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Two former assistants to celebrity cook Nigella Lawson and her former husband have been acquitted of fraud in London.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

The brother of an imprisoned former billionaire hedge fund founder was acquitted of conspiracy in New York on Tuesday.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Glasgow prop Ryan Grant has been recalled to Scotland's RBS 6 Nations squad after being acquitted of an assault charge.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A barrister has provoked fury by saying men accused of the rape should be acquitted if the woman was drunk or on drugs.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A group of journalists are among the very few people who know why a student was finally acquitted of terrorism charges.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Former star CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi was acquitted Thursday of all charges in a high-profile sexual assault trial.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in Trayvon Martin case, has chosen rapper DMX to fight in a 'celebrity' boxing bout.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

A reputed mobster is acquitted of planning a brazen 1978 airport heist that helped to inspire the Mafia film Goodfellas.
(BBC News - World News, )

There has been no sign of an Australian man due in Perth on Saturday after he was acquitted of drugs charges in Malaysia.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot was acquitted on Monday on a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

The jury acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Martin in a gated community in Sanford, Fla.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Two former assistants to celebrity cook Nigella Lawson and her former husband were acquitted of fraud in London on Friday.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

A Pakistani court on Friday acquitted one of the main suspects in the 2002 murder of the American journalist Daniel Pearl.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Australian carpet fitter Gable Tostee was today acquitted of murdering New Zealand woman Warriena Wright on a Tinder date.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A woman has died in a fall from a car park roof in Rochdale, days after a man accused of raping her was acquitted by a jury.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A former premier and interior minister, who faced charges of squandering public money, have been acquitted in their retrial.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

French comedian Dieudonne is acquitted over a video where he called for the release of a man who tortured and murdered a Jew.
(BBC News - World News, )

The men found guilty on Tuesday in the killing of Anna Politkovskaya included three defendants who were previously acquitted.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Lord Janner wrote to Michael Jackson in 2005 saying he was 'pleased' the pop star was acquitted of child molestation charges.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An Australian man is acquitted of the murder of a New Zealand woman who fell from his balcony during their first Tinder date.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Senior Liberal Steve Ciobo has defended his comments to acquitted terror suspect Zaky Mallah, calling him a "sick individual".
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

One of the most senior Rwandan military chiefs convicted of genocide is acquitted on appeal at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal.
(BBC News - World News, )

A man charged with murdering a drunk-driver who killed his two young sons has been acquitted by a court in the US state of Texas.
(The Independent - World News, )

A woman acquitted of trying to poison her mother in a Breaking Bad-inspired plot, is jailed for three years for acquiring a toxin.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say they are "disappointed and sad" after Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter.
(BBC News - World News, )

The eight-part series, mixing history with fiction, picks up with Borden’s life after she was acquitted of murdering her parents.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

George Zimmerman has been acquitted of all charges in the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The wife of the Florida neighbourhood watchman acquitted of killing an unarmed black teenager has filed for divorce, her lawyer says.
(BBC News - World News, )

Two Americans acquitted of wrongdoing in the death of their adopted daughter by a Qatar appeals court have been unable to leave Doha.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Amanda Lockhart, from New Addington, Croydon, fled the dock in tears and sobbed 'thank you' as the jury acquitted her of all charges.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It’s the rare story where almost everyone — almost — has acquitted themselves with honour, but such is the case of Makayla Sault.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Australian journalist Alan Morison and his Thai colleague Chutima Sidasathian are acquitted on charges of defaming the Royal Thai Navy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Two former members of the 1960s' pop group The Tremeloes are acquitted of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old girl almost 50 years ago.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

A jury in Kentucky Friday night acquitted 17-year-old Joshua Young in the beating death of his stepbrother, Trey Zwicker, two years ago.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Pier Silvio Berlusconi, the son of the former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi, was acquitted of tax fraud charges by a court in Italy.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A California man who was 19 years into a life sentence behind bars is a free man this week after a jury acquitted him of murder charges.
(NBC News, )

A Spanish court has acquitted a 28-year-old concert pianist on charges of causing noise pollution and psychological damage to a neighbor.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

An Italian appeals court acquitted ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case, reversing a conviction that carried a 7-year sentence.
(USA Today - World, )

A Texas man was acquitted Wednesday of the murder of a drunken driver who slammed into his broken-down truck, killing his two young sons.
(UPI - News, )

Martin Luther King faced bigger challenges than the tax man, but after being indicted for tax evasion, he went to trial and was acquitted.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The top security official under former President Hosni Mubarak was acquitted of corruption charges on Thursday by the Giza Criminal Court.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A convicted drug dealer, who was acquitted of the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin, has been seriously injured in a shooting in Dublin.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The veteran DJ and former BBC presenter was acquitted of 12 counts of indecent assault at London's Southwark Crown Court earlier this year.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A sobbing Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of murdering his girlfriend, but he still faces judgment on a lesser culpable homicide charge.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Rebekah Brooks is reportedly returning to News Corp as the chief executive of its UK arm, after she was acquitted of phone-hacking charges.
(The Independent - People, )

The man acquitted of the murder of Jaidyn Leskie says he should not have left the Victorian toddler alone the night he went missing in 1997.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A jury has acquitted an Oregon man charged with murdering his wife after what was described as a suicide pact left her dead and him wounded.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Gordon Wood, who was acquitted of murdering his girlfriend Caroline Byrne, is suing Sydney University over two articles it published online.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

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