find (one) guilty

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find (one) guilty

To determine and declare in court that one is guilty of a crime. How serious do you think the prison sentence will be if the jury finds him 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.
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Higgins, 27, said: "Despite the fact that on the first day of the four-day hearing myself, Michael and Alex were all completely exonerated of any drug taking, the RFU disciplinary panel went on to find us guilty of failing and/or refusing to submit to internal drugs tests without reasonable cause on two occasions.
He said: "Despite the fact that on the first day of the four-day hearing myself, Michael and Alex were all completely exonerated of any drug taking the RFU disciplinary panel went on to find us guilty of failing and/or refusing to submit to internal drugs tests without reasonable cause on two occasions.
He said: "Despite the fact that on the first day of the four day hearing myself, Michael and Alex were all completely exonerated of any drug taking the RFU disciplinary panel went on to find us guilty of failing and/or refusing to submit to internal drugs tests without reasonable cause on two occasions.
"Because of the worldwide publicity, I feel that the Dubai authorities had no real choice other than to find us guilty in this situation," he added.
"You could maybe find us guilty as we didn't find an agreement with Ashley Cole's agent.