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n. what an accused criminal defendant receives if he/she is found...
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A jury verdict that a criminal defendant is not guilty, or the finding of a judge that the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction.
Source: uscourts.gov

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early 15c., "payment of debt or retribution;" see acquit + -al (2). Sense of "a release from debt or obligation" is from mid-15c.; that of "freeing from charge or offense" [..]
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The process of reconciliation of procurement card statements, including the verification of the purpose of the expenditure and the allocation of charges to the appropriate cost centre.  This process [..]
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a judgment of not guilty (acquitted) declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless; "he stands acquitted on all charges"; "the jury found [..]
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n. A discharge from accusation by judicial action.
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1 : release or discharge from debt or other liability 2 : a setting free or deliverance from the charge of an offense by verdict of a jury, judgment of a court, or other legal process see also ...
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  The release of a defendant from all charges.
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Acquit means to find a defendant in a criminal case not guilty. The decision to exonerate the defendant may be made either by a jury or a judge after trial. A prosecutor must prove the defendant' [..]
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(n) a judgment of not guilty
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Verdict after a criminal trial that defendant is not guilty of charged crime. Compare guilty.
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The finding of a judge that the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction, or a verdict that the accused is not guilty.
Source: courts.state.md.us

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An acquittal is a court finding of not guilty.
Source: justiceeducation.ca

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A jury verdict that a criminal defendant is not guilty, or the finding of a judge that the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction.
Source: oregonlaws.org

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A verdict of a jury or a decision of a judge that an accused is not guilty or a case is not proven.
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Judgment that a criminal defendant has not been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
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When a judge or jury finds that the person on trial is not guilty.
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  A not-guilty verdict absolving an accused party of guilt. Release or absolution.
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A verdict of a jury or a decision of a judge finding an accused person not guilty or the case not proven.
Source: scotland-judiciary.org.uk

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When a defendant is acquitted, he or she is found not guilty. An acquittal means that the prosecutor could not prove the defendant's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, and is not a declaration of i [..]
Source: michigan-drug-attorney.com

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A verdict at the end of a case, in which the defendant is found not guilty.
Source: manhattanda.org

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The finding of not guilty.
Source: mncourts.gov

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a judgement of a court, based on the decision of either a jury or a judge, that a person accused is not guilty of the crime for which he or she has been tried.
Source: victimsofcrime.wa.gov.au

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what an accused criminal defendant receives if he/she is found not guilty. It is a verdict (a judgment in a criminal case) of not guilty.
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When a jury or court finds the defendant "not guilty," the defendant is "acquitted."
Source: wcsap.org

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A legal judgment, based upon the decision of either a jury or judge, that a person accused of a crime is not guilty of the charges for which he/she has been tried.
Source: victimlaw.org

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A setting free from a criminal charge.
Source: courts.sa.gov.au

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A verdict after a criminal trial that a defendant has not been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
Source: 1888drugcrimes.com

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Acquittal is the release from a criminal charge by the verdict of a jury or magistrate.
Source: lawgovpol.com

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A decision by a judge or a jury that the person accused is not guilty of the crime for which they were tried.
Source: knoxcounty.org

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a finding of not guilty in a criminal case.
Source: courts.ns.ca

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The finding of a judge that the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction, or a verdict that the accused is not guilty.
Source: mdcourts.gov

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Acquittal occurs in a criminal trial when the jury finds the defendant not guilty. Most often acquittals are due to insufficient evidence and may be issued before or during trial. After an acquittal, the trial is over and the prosecutor cannot appeal the decision under constitutional law.An acquittal may be handed down by either the jury or the tri [..]
Source: criminal-law-lawyer-source.com

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A term for a finding by the jury (or judge if the case was tried to a judge alone) that the defendant is not guilty. An acquittal is final, and cannot be appealed by the state.
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dismissal of the charge by the judge or a not guilty verdict by the jury.
Source: lawyercarl.com

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The finding of not guilty.
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criminal defendant being found "not guilty" of the crime
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The legal and formal certification of the innocence of a person who has been charged with crime; a deliverance or setting free a person from a charge of guilt; finding of not guilty.
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Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. affidavit:
Source: 4uth.gov.ua

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A not-guilty verdict absolving an accused party of guilt. Release or absolution.
Source: allthingspublicdata.com

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n. what an accused criminal defendant receives if he/she is found not guilty. It is a verdict (a judgment in a criminal case) of not guilty.
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Criminal defendant being found "not guilty" of the crime. An acquittal is not a declaration of the accused's "innocence"; it is a verdict that a Prosecutor failed to prove the accused's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
Source: da18.org

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A legal determination, usually by jury verdict, that an accused person is not guilty of a charge.
Source: nycdefense.com

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 A finding by a judge or jury that a person tried for committing a crime is not guilty.
Source: msm.com.au

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A finding of not guilty by a jury or judge because the jury or judge believed the accused to be innocent of any wrong doing OR they were not convinced “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the accused committed the crime(s) for which he or she was charged.
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A jury verdict that a criminal defendant is not guilty.  Also, the finding of a judge that the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction.   
Source: docmckee.com

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A judgment of a court, based either on the verdict of a jury or a judicial officer, that the defendant is not guilty of the offense(s) for which he or she was tried.
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This is in effect the result of the jury's decision to find the defendant 'not guilty'.
Source: lawmentor.co.uk

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(now,_|rare) The act of fulfilling the duties (of a given role, obligation etc.). from 15th c. (legal) A legal decision that someone is not guilty with which they have been charged, or the formal [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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The judgement of a court that a person charged with a crime has not been proved to be guilty. See also: conviction
Source: auburn.edu

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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. The finality of an acquittal is dependent on the ju [..]
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