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Examples of Acquittal

Sentences with the noun Acquittal

53 examples:

The acquittal of Hosni Mubarak brings the wheel full circle.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

LeBron James had little to add on Michael Brelo's acquittal.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Reaction to the acquittal of Ched Evans dominates Saturday's papers.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The protests followed the acquittal of Cleveland officer Michael Brelo.
(USA Today - National, )

Jury strategist says a female panel brought the best chance for acquittal.
(USA Today - National, )

She had been angry and upset when police visited on Friday to tell her of the acquittal.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Costa Rica prosecutors will appeal the acquittal of a hotel guard who killed a Kansas teen.
(USA Today - World, )

In the hours after the acquittal of George Zimmerman late Saturday, the tweets began pouring out.
(Amy Kaufman in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Casey Anthony knows that much of the world believes she killed her 2-year-old daughter, despite her acquittal.
(Fox News - U.S., )

For many, the acquittal of the key defendant in Baltimore's Freddie Gray case is Exhibit A of injustice in America.
(USA Today - National, )

U2 is canceling Saturday's stadium show in St. Louis amid the protests over the acquittal of a cop charged with murder.
(CNBC, )

The Latest on the acquittal of a Minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black driver (all times local): 8:20 a.m.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The acquittal of a doctor in the country's first prosecution against female genital mutilation may encourage the practice.
(USA Today - World, )

The acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man sparked two nights of violence in St. Louis.
(USA TODAY NETWORK in USA Today - National, )

Attorney Robert Shapiro said O.J. Simpson whispered a message of relief and confirmation into his ear moments after his acquittal.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Protestors marched through West County Mall in St. Louis a day after the acquittal of a white former officer who killed a black man in 2011.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Protests have been held in more than 100 US cities against the acquittal of George Zimmerman over the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin.
(BBC News - World News, )

The acquittal of Ms. Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, ended a long-running legal drama over the killing of a British student.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

By the time of his death at age 50, Jackson was deep in debt and his image was tarnished by child molestation allegations, despite his acquittal.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

Crown prosecutors in Alberta have filed an appeal over the acquittal of an Ontario truck driver in the death of Edmonton sex worker Cindy Gladue.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Malaysia's appeals court overturned the acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on a sodomy charge and sentenced him to five years in prison.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 6:01 a.m.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 9:45 a.m.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The Latest on unrest following the acquittal of a white former police officer in St. Louis in the death of a black man (all times local): 2:05 p.m.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A Baltimore police officer on Thursday answered residents’ questions about the acquittal of Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. by Judge Barry G. Williams.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 11:15 a.m.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Documentaries mark the anniversary of unrest that exploded after the acquittal of four white LAPD officers charged with brutally beating Rodney King.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Three people have been arrested while protesting the acquittal of two former California police officers charged in the beating death of a homeless man.
(Fox News - U.S., )

At least three weekend concerts planned for St. Louis were canceled as protesters hit the streets for a second day over the acquittal of Jason Stockley.
(NBC News, )

MPs criticise the police and Crown Prosecution Service after the acquittal of Nigel Evans, with one calling for an "urgent review" of the current system.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Upholding the acquittal of a Tracadie, N.B., man who exceeded cross-border alcohol limits would "redesign Canadian federalism," provincial prosecutors say.
(Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon in CBC News - Canada, )

It’s been 25 years since Los Angeles went up in flames following the acquittal of four LAPD officers in the beating of unarmed black motorist Rodney King.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The acquittal of Jason Stockley, the former police officer involved in the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, led to more violent protests in St. Louis.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Neil Bantleman’s family issued a statement on how the former Calgary teacher has been faring since an Indonesian court overturned his acquittal last month.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The Director of Public Prosecutions has defended the decision to charge Michael Le Vell (pictured) with rape following the Coronation Street star's acquittal.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The acquittal of concert promoter AEG Live in U.S. singer Michael Jackson's death may not be the end of the Jackson family's legal action, a family lawyer said.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

At least 10 people were arrested in Fullerton, Calif., Saturday while protesting the acquittal of two ex-police officers in the beating death of a homeless man.
(UPI - News, )

The Supreme Court of Canada today upheld the acquittal of a Saskatchewan woman who was charged with abandoning a child after giving birth in a Wal-Mart bathroom.
(CBC News - Politics, )

U2 has cancelled a show in St. Louis, Mo., scheduled for Saturday following protests stemming from the acquittal of a police officer who shot a black man in 2011.
(Zulekha Nathoo in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

The acquittal of Rebekah Brooks, the most senior executive charged in a phone-hacking case in Britain, is the latest development in the company’s apparent recovery.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the acquittal of a British Columbia man in a decision that defines the crime of bestiality as penetration involving a person and animal.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

The acquittal of former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans marks another embarrassing failure for the police and prosecuting authorities in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

More than 80 people were arrested after a third night of demonstrations in St. Louis over the acquittal of a former police officer who had been charged with first-degree murder.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Demonstrators gathered at St. Louis’s police headquarters on Sunday, the third day of protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the shooting death of a black man.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The acquittal of Rengan Rajaratnam in his criminal insider trading case sets the stage for the S.E.C.’s civil case against him, Peter J. Henning writes in the White Collar Watch column.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Indonesia's Supreme Court today overturned the acquittal of Canadian teacher Neil Bantleman on charges of sexually abusing children at a private school and has ordered him back to prison.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has weighed in on the turmoil in Cleveland following the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2012 shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects.
(CNN - World Sport, )

An Ohio prosecutor says the acquittal of a Cleveland officer in the death of two unarmed suspects was based on the judge’s mistaken analysis of laws concerning police use of deadly force.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Indonesia's supreme court on Thursday overturned the acquittal of Neil Bantleman and ordered the Canadian sentenced to prison for sexually abusing students at a private school where he taught.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The inconsistencies and lies of the three complainants in the sexual assault trial of Jian Ghomeshi must lead to an acquittal of the former CBC Radio host, his defence team argued in court today.
(Mark Gollom in CBC News - Canada, )

Mike Duffy’s criminal case is over, with the announcement Tuesday that Ontario prosecutors won’t appeal his acquittal last month on charges he defrauded the Senate with improper expense claims.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The reversal of a controversial 2015 acquittal of an Ontario man charged with killing an Indigenous woman in Edmonton is being hailed as a precedent-setting victory by those involved in the appeal.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

American student Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend were found guilty Thursday in the 2007 slaying of Knox's British roommate, as an Italian appeals court reversed the two defendants' 2011 acquittal.
(Tom Kington in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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Perjury charges follow Delaware man's murder acquittal.
(USA Today - National, )

The acquittal means Durham region's oldest cold case remains unsolved.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The story of O.J. Simpson's murder acquittal is about so much more than O.J. Simpson.
(Forbes - Business, )

Sefolosha filed a $50M civil suit against the NYPD after his acquittal earlier this month.
(USA Today - NBA, )

The Crown is not appealing Jian Ghomeshi's acquittal on charges of sexual assault and choking.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Aaron Hernandez with defense attorney Ronald Sullivan, reacting to his double murder acquittal in April 2017.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

A judge turns down an application by Oscar Pistorius to block an appeal against his acquittal on murder charges.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Oscar Pistorius's lawyers launch a legal bid to prevent prosecutors from appealing against his acquittal on murder charges.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have submitted papers opposing the prosecution's appeal against the athlete's murder acquittal.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A Mexican judge has been suspended after his controversial acquittal of a man accused in a high-profile sexual assault case.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A South African judge turns down an application by Oscar Pistorius to block an appeal against his acquittal on murder charges.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger's doping acquittal will not be challenged after cycling and doping authorities drop their appeal.
(BBC Sport - Cycling, )

Oscar Pistorius's lawyers fail to block an appeal by prosecutors against the South African Olympian's acquittal on murder charges.
(BBC Sport, )

The family of footballer Ched Evans say they could take legal action after a discussion of his rape acquittal on ITV's Loose Women.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

A Malaysian court sentences opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail after overturning his acquittal on sodomy charges.
(BBC News - World News, )

Prosecutors in South Africa can appeal Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges after a judged ruled the case should be reviewed.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A South African judge rules that prosecutors can appeal against the acquittal on murder charges of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius.
(BBC Sport, )

Dave Lee Travis, a longtime British disc jockey, said his acquittal Thursday on most charges of molesting women decades ago was no victory.
(UPI - News, )

Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal in his infamous “bunga bunga” case has been upheld by Italy's highest court.
(The Independent - World News, )

A spokesman for the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General says Crown prosecutors have decided not to appeal Duffy's acquittal one month ago.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

After his acquittal from the phone hacking scandal, Charles Brooks sought to be reimbursed by the government for the legal costs of his defense.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Denmark's High Court overturns the controversial acquittal of three young men in a rape case involving a drunk, diabetic victim, 17, at a party.
(BBC News - World News, )

New York hip-hop mogul Jay Z says he was so angry about George Zimmerman's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin shooting he didn't sleep for two days.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

LA police are testing a knife said to have been found at a former home of OJ Simpson, whose acquittal at his 1995 murder trial captivated the US.
(BBC News - World News, )

Los Angeles police test a knife said to have been found at a former home of OJ Simpson, whose acquittal at his 1995 murder trial captivated the US.
(BBC News - World News, )

Aaron Hernandez has hired the lawyer who famously won an acquittal for Florida mom Casey Anthony to represent him in his upcoming double-murder trial.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The prosecution sought the examination to challenge the defense’s contention that psychological factors buttressed the case for acquittal or leniency.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Italy's highest court confirms former leader Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
(BBC News - World News, )

Trayvon Martin's parents are working on a book about the killing of their son and the trial and acquittal in Florida of George Zimmerman, publishers say.
(UPI - News, )

Lawyers for jailed South African athlete Oscar Pistorius launch a legal bid to prevent prosecutors from appealing against his acquittal on murder charges.
(BBC News - World News, )

Judge Margaret Casey Rodgers has granted Kent Hovind's motion for a judgment of acquittal on the contempt of court charge that he was convicted of in March.
(Forbes - Business, )

Quitting as Deputy Speaker, he addressed hundreds of MPs including the Prime Minister about his desire to ‘robustly defend my innocence and seek acquittal’.
(Daily Mail - News, )

LAWRENCE BOOTH: Players’ union boss Angus Porter has expressed concern about the willingness of whistleblowers to come forward following Chris Cairns’s acquittal.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Beyond the shouting and the stagecraft surrounding George Zimmerman's trial and acquittal, there's a conversation going on in the United States about what it all means.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The emotion and drama of last year’s murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius were absent in the prosecution’s appeal to overturn his acquittal Tuesday.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A pop-up museum in Los Angeles is putting on display just how low society sank in its fascination and monetization of O.J. Simpson's murder trial and eventual acquittal.
(Zulekha Nathoo in CBC News - World, )

South African prosecutors can appeal double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled Wednesday.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A top Florida lawyer who stunned the nation when he won a murder acquittal for a mother accused of killing her toddler has taken on another high-profile, high-hurdle case.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers say prosecutors are persisting with a "failed case" by appealing the double-amputee athlete's acquittal for murder at South Africa's Supreme Court.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office for Florida are evaluating evidence to decide whether civil rights charges should be filed after George Zimmerman's (top right) acquittal.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An acquittal in Rengan Rajaratnam’s trial would not be a big reversal in the Justice Department’s insider trading crackdown but could make it harder to prosecute some cases.
(The New York Times - Business, )

An Irish diplomat, Shane Gleeson, gestured to a fellow Irishman, Ibrahim Halawa, behind the screen, moments after Mr. Halawa’s acquittal by a judge at a prison near Cairo on Monday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The speedy acquittal of Raoul Weil, a former top UBS official accused of helping Americans evade U.S. taxes, could complicate government efforts to prosecute other high-level executives.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Italian police found Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend at a hotel near the Austrian border Friday after a court in Florence reversed their acquittal in the 2007 killing of her British roommate.
(Alexandra Zavis in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A Malaysian court on Friday overturned opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's acquittal of the charge that he sodomized a former political aide, the latest twist in a long-running legal battle.
(CNN - World News, )

The heartbroken parents of Reeva Steenkamp have reacted angrily to the verdict handed down to Oscar Pistorius, saying his acquittal on a charge of murder was not justice for their daughter.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

American student Amanda Knox said she was “frightened and saddened” by an Italian court’s decision Thursday to reverse her acquittal in the 2007 killing of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher.
(Tom Kington in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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