The court made the decision to acquit
Isakov and to reinstate him in his rank of the Lieutenant General based on that.
While a federal jury convicted the other four executives--who received sentences ranging from 3 to 11-1/2 years--it could not reach a verdict on Shanahan, though it did acquit
him in one count.
If jurors were so concerned about female disorder, or so threatened by the specter of madmen murdering their family members, then why would they acquit
so many authors of violent deeds?
The judge also directed the jury to acquit
him of two other charges.
Under this law, the court can acquit
the accused before the trial concludes if there is a lack of evidence against him.
However, the defence counsel pleaded the court to acquit
the accused as they were not present on the scene.
I request the Public Prosecution to bring forward the documents to the next hearing, and for the court to acquit
one of my clients who has only two months left and will complete his one-year sentence," he said.
And Cook County jurors were quick to exonerate, "no bill" (that is, not return a bill of indictment at the grand jury proceeding), and acquit
killers, even those found glowering over their victims, gun--or hammer--in hand.
The judge yesterday also directed the jury to acquit
Poole on two charges of ill-treating two male patients.
He pleaded the court to set aside the sentence and acquit
Figures released by the Lord Chancellor's Department show juries in Liverpool are twice as likely to acquit
as at the Old Bailey in London.
Latif Khosa, Zardari's lawyer, said he had asked a court in the city of Lahore to acquit
his client because the charge was politically motivated and had not been proven.
Belfast Crown Court Judge Tom Burgess directed the jury to acquit
52-year-old Kenneth Hall of three counts of obtaining property by deception from the Northern Ireland Policing Board between August 2001 and August 2003.
The defendant's counsel pleaded the court to acquit
the convict as there was no solid evidence against him.