guilty verdict
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • guilty verdict — Formal pronouncement by jury that they adjudge the defendant guilty of the offense charged …   Black's law dictionary

  • give a guilty verdict — index convict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • not guilty verdict — See verdict of not guilty …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • guilty plea — n. A voluntary admission of having committed a crime made to a court by a criminal defendant, punishable in the same way as a guilty verdict after trial. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney …   Law dictionary

  • verdict — n. 1) to arrive at, reach a verdict 2) to announce; bring in, deliver, hand down, render, return a verdict 3) to sustain ( uphold ) a verdict (the higher court sustained the verdict) 4) to overturn, quash, set aside a verdict 5) to appeal a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • verdict — ver|dict [ˈvə:dıkt US ˈvə:r ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Anglo French; Origin: Old French ver true + dit saying, judgment ] 1.) an official decision made in a court of law, especially about whether someone is guilty of a crime or how a death happened… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • verdict — noun 1 decision in a court of law about whether sb is guilty ADJECTIVE ▪ adverse, favourable/favorable ▪ In the case of an adverse verdict, the company could lose millions. ▪ guilty, not guilty, not proven (BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • verdict — 01. The jury handed down a [verdict] of not guilty. 02. The judge will hand down his [verdict] tomorrow morning at 10:00. 03. The lawyer for the defense has announced that his client will appeal the [verdict]. 04. When the victim s family heard… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Verdict of Twelve — infobox Book | name = Verdict of Twelve title orig = translator = image caption = author = Raymond Postgate cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Crime, Mystery, Legal novel publisher = Doubleday release date …   Wikipedia

  • guilty — 01. The jury took only 3 hours to reach a [guilty] verdict in the murder case. 02. The child s mother was filled with [guilt] after her son burned himself trying to get something off the stove. 03. The little boy had a [guilty] look on his face… …   Grammatical examples in English

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