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in absentia

While one is not present. He was still on tour with his band, so the academy gave him the award in absentia. Since the suspect had fled before the court proceedings, she was convicted in absentia.

in absentia

While not present, as in He was tried and convicted in absentia, or He was awarded his degree in absentia. This expression is Latin for "in absence"; its use in English dates from the late 1800s.
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The 21-year-old defendant committed an electronic forgery when he accessed the rulings in absentia and changed them so that he could print out an official paper confirming that the aforementioned ruling had been executed to hand it over to the other suspects.
Alongside with the premiere date, Sony Pictures Television Networks also announced that the (https://tvline.com/2017/07/27/stana-katic-absentia-trailer/) official home for "Absentia" in the United States will be named in the coming weeks.
Defendant Ahmed Abdel Rahman received the same sentence as Abdel Fattah, with 18 other defendants receiving sentences between three and five years in prison.Four other defendants, Tarek and Sayed among them, received 15 years in absentia.
For citizens of Lebanon, trial in absentia is a familiar alternative to trial in the presence of the accused.
However, only four of the nine suspects have so far been arrested and their alleged accomplices are being tried in absentia.
| BRUSSELS, July 11 (KUNA) -- The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) Wednesday rejected motions by the defence counsel for the four people accused in the killing of ex-Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri, to suspend or reconsider in absentia proceedings.
Summary: Tunisian authorities are trying former President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali in absentia Tuesday for his alleged role in the death of protesters in January 2011.
Muhammad Shawqi al-Islambuli, brother of Khalid al-Islambuli who killed former President Anwar al-Sadat in 1981, was sentenced to death in absentia in 1992 for plotting from abroad to overthrow the state.
Although a fourth Cabinet minister was convicted in absentia, critics said the verdicts underscored the reluctance of the ruling military council to mete out justice to former regime officials for corruption and human rights abuses during Mubarak's nearly three decades in power.
Section 31-A of the NAO deals with conviction in absentia, which, according to the latest Supreme Court judgment on the NRO, could not be automatically quashed if the accused stands acquitted in the main case in which he was declared an absconder.
A set of principles relating to trials in absentia have been proposed by the Slovenian EU Presidency, in order to clarify member states' right to refuse a European Arrest Warrant (EAW).
A Dutch court has convicted Suriname's former military leader Desi Bouterse of cocaine trafficking, sentencing him in absentia to 16 years in prison and a US$2.18 million fine, reports CANA-Reuters (July 16, 1999).
Summary: The Military Tribunal Tuesday sentenced seven Lebanese in absentia to hard labor for collaborating with Israel, the state-run National News Agency reported.
ISLAMABAD -- Indian police, in Indian occupied Kashmir, have booked a sedition case against several students of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) in Rajouri for raising 'We want freedom', 'Pakistan Zindabad' and anti-India slogans on the campus during prayers in absentia of martyred Kashmiri youth.
Riyadh, Jumada I 28, 1439, Feb 14, 2018, SPA -- The Specialized Criminal Court has issued a notification on the media for two Saudi terror suspects to attend a court session in Riyadh, othewise they would be charged in absentia. The court fixed Wednesday 19/6/1439H at 09:30 AM for Abdurrahman bin Fares Jabar Al-Mutairi, Saudi nationality, holder of identity No.