Example sentences for: defendants

How can you use “defendants” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The act permits much more expansive discovery into the sexual history of defendants in sexual harassment and sex crimes cases.

  • About 40 percent of all criminal defendants are released on bail , a cash deposit that is forfeited to the court if the defendant fails to appear before the judge as promised.

  • On the other hand, I found utterly fascinating the chapter Censorship, which describes--rather cursorily, I regret to say--several US court cases in which defendants were charged with various violations stemming from their use of bad language.

  • See March Comments at 28 (comment of Georgia J. Lewis, Attorney at Law); March Comments at 70 (comment of Patrick McIntyre, Northwest Justice Project); March Comments at 76-77 (comment of Mark Talamantes, Attorney at Law); March Comments at 81 (comment of Marilyn J. Endriss, Attorney at Law); March Comments at 101 (comment of Nan Schivone and Phyllis Holmen, Georgia Legal Services Program); March Comments at 143 (comment of D. Michael Dale, Oregon Law Center, and Janice Morgan, Legal Aid Services of Oregon); March Comments at 168 (comment of Kevin G. Magee, Legal Action of Wisconsin); March Comments at 174-75 (comment of Daniel G. Ford, Columbia Legal Services); March Comments at 187 (comment of Michael L. Monahan, State Bar of Georgia); March Comments at 199 (comment of Vincent H. Beckman, III, Illinois Migrant Legal Assistance Project); March Comments at 216 (comment of Sarah M. Singleton, Attorney at Law); March Comments at 247 (comment of Marci Seville, Golden Gate University School of Law); April Comments at 6 (comment of Emma Torres, Puentes de Amistad); April Comments at 41 (comment of Nieves Negrete, Washington Alliance for Immigrant and Refugee Justice); April Comments at 45 (comment of Doreen Dodson, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants (ABA/SCLAID)); April Testimony at 41 (testimony of Jack Londen, Attorney at Law).

  • In the 13 th century, courts commonly required custodians to serve defendants' punishments in their stead when their wards skipped, even if this meant standing in for a hanging.

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