find guilty

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find someone guilty

 and find someone innocent; find someone not guilty
to decide guilt or innocence and deliver a verdict in a court of law. The judge found the defendant not guilty by reason of insanity. The jury found the defendant innocent.
See also: find, guilty
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Calabro wrote that ``it's hard to find innocent Iraqi civilians.
Courts do find innocent people guilty and send them to prison.