verdict of guilty
- A determination of the jury in a criminal case, leading to a final judgment of guilt. A proper form of' verdict in a civil case where the issue is raised by a plea of not guilty. Peters v Johnson, Jackson & Co. 50 W Va 644, 41 SE 190.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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verdict — ver·dict / vər dikt/ n [alteration (partly conformed to Medieval Latin veredictum ) of Anglo French veirdit statement, finding, verdict, from Old French veir true (from Latin verus ) + dit saying, from Latin dictum] 1: the usu. unanimous finding… … Law dictionary
verdict — ver‧dict [ˈvɜːdɪkt ǁ ˈvɜːr ] noun [countable] LAW an official decision made in a court of law or other organization that has authority: • It took 16 hours for the jurors to reach a verdict. • A civil court jury in Santa Monica, California issued… … Financial and business terms
verdict — n. 1) to arrive at, reach a verdict 2) to announce; bring in, deliver, hand down, render, return a verdict 3) to sustain ( uphold ) a verdict (the higher court sustained the verdict) 4) to overturn, quash, set aside a verdict 5) to appeal a… … Combinatory dictionary
verdict — ver|dict [ˈvə:dıkt US ˈvə:r ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Anglo French; Origin: Old French ver true + dit saying, judgment ] 1.) an official decision made in a court of law, especially about whether someone is guilty of a crime or how a death happened… … Dictionary of contemporary English
verdict — noun 1 decision in a court of law about whether sb is guilty ADJECTIVE ▪ adverse, favourable/favorable ▪ In the case of an adverse verdict, the company could lose millions. ▪ guilty, not guilty, not proven (BrE) … Collocations dictionary
Verdict — This article is about the legal finding of fact. For the Agatha Christie play, see Verdict (play). For the magazine by Robert Brinsmead, see Present Truth Magazine. For any of several film and TV dramas, see The Verdict (disambiguation) … Wikipedia
verdict — 01. The jury handed down a [verdict] of not guilty. 02. The judge will hand down his [verdict] tomorrow morning at 10:00. 03. The lawyer for the defense has announced that his client will appeal the [verdict]. 04. When the victim s family heard… … Grammatical examples in English
guilty — 1 adj guilt·i·er, est 1: having committed a crime: justly charged with a specified crime guilty of larceny 2: involving guilt or culpability guilty knowledge guilty 2 n 1: a plea of a c … Law dictionary
Guilty (disambiguation) — Guilty can refer to a plea or to a verdict in a criminal case. Guilty is also the name of:A number of songs: *Guilty (1931 song), a 1931 song by Richard Whiting, Harry Akst, and Gus Kahn, popularised by Johnny Desmond and later Margaret Whiting… … Wikipedia
guilty verdict — index condemnation (punishment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary