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Alibi Ike

Someone who constantly makes excuses, so as to shirk duty or responsibility. The name was featured in the 1920s short story "Alibi Ike." A: "Sorry, Mom, I can't do the dishes tonight—I have a baseball game and then homework and also a project that's due tomorrow." B: "Listen, Alibi Ike, I think you can squeeze in washing a few dishes."
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The seven-judge panel is reviewing the intermediate Court of Special Appeals' decision that Syed's now-deceased defense attorney's failure to investigate the potential alibi witness violated his Sixth Amendment right.
On the other hand, Gaspar's alibi cannot prevail over Ning's positive identification of him as the author of the crime.
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Max and Abi provided each other with an alibi, but Max recently told her: "Look Abs, what happened on Good Friday stays between us, only us."
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Oh, going to the range is what you need an alibi for?
Olson and Wells (2004) noted that an alibi's surface traits (details of the alibi story provided) typically do not make an alibi strong or weak, but rather it is the corroborative evidence that is key.
He told her: "The first that we've heard of any suggestion that you can alibi your son for this murder is today.
We predicted that participants who were not warned that they would be supplying an alibi would use narrative features that were indicative of hesitancy and uncertainty at higher rates and would have lower word counts and interview times than those who were warned.
As Weir explains in his introduction, narrative alibi takes two forms in Tolstoy.
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His defence team claimed he had a solid alibi as he was home with his family the night of the alleged attack.
A convicted killer who got a new trial by claiming his lawyer failed to present an alibi defense at his trial 10 years ago has changed his story again.
But the new accounts - handed over to detectives hired by the McCanns - threaten to contradict his alibi.