find (one) innocent

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find (one) innocent

To determine and declare in court that one is innocent of a crime. I don't know how the jury found him innocent, considering all the evidence against him.
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Courts do find innocent people guilty and send them to prison.
Professors making church-state relations a component in their advanced medieval history courses should find Innocent Ill useful supplementary reading for students.