find against (someone or something)

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find against (someone or something)

To declare that someone or something is guilty, as in a courtroom. I'm glad to hear that the jury found against the defendants—there was more than enough evidence to prove their guilt.
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find against someone or something

[for a jury or a judge] to announce a decision against one side of a lawsuit. The jury found against the defendant, who was a horrible witness. The court found against the corporation and levied a fine.
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find against

v.
To decide that someone or something is guilty, as in a court of law: The jury found against the defendants.
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'However, nothing was found against us (Sharif Medical City hospital) because it is running with best standards,' he said.
Justice Phillips " A Department for Education spokesman said: "We are very disappointed with the High Court judgment and we are now considering our options."In light of the fact that the judge has found against us on a technical, procedural point, we intend to ask for a re-hearing."
"The court found against us in this matter and we are currently considering our options for appeal.
"No, we're not happy and it's left a sour taste, but as there's no proven record of this type of case going to court and, with Ibas having found against us, it seemed the only real option open to us.
John Patterson, JCB managing director and chief executive, said: "We are very frustrated indeed that, after six years of pursuing this action in the courts, the European Court of Justice has ignored the failings of the Commission and found against us."
"The CRB accept a significant number of the team's arguments but nevertheless found against us.
``The CRB accepted a significant number of Williams' arguments, but nevertheless found against us. We do not believe any further legal action in relation to this matter to be in the broader interests of the sport.
Robert Duggan, acting chairman of the Forum, said: "We are surprised and dismayed that the European Court has found against us.
She said, ``The areas where he has found against us are, frankly, commercial ones.''
She said: ``The areas where he has found against us are, frankly, commercial ones.''
She said: "The areas where he has found against us are, frankly, commercial ones."
"The quality of our work has not been criticised, but the tribunal found against us on a number of points which could have negative implications for the advice that can be provided by Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales-member firms and members, both within the profession and business."
``The judges said human rights and religious rights were infringed, but only minimally, so found against us.
She added: "The areas where he has found against us are, frankly, commercial ones.
She said: 'The areas where he has found against us are, frankly, commercial ones.'