Example sentences for: acquittal

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

  • And after a year and a half of legal wrangling and nationwide protest demonstrations, followed by a three-month trial, Darrow won an acquittal for Haywood, mainly on the grounds that Orchard's testimony was unreliable.

  • Democrats vote unanimously for acquittal, joined by 10 Republicans on perjury and five on obstruction.

  • Finally, Democrats want to underscore the constitutional costs of Clinton's conviction, while Republicans want to underscore the social costs of his acquittal.

  • The GOP's most remarkable complaint is that if the Senate votes not to remove Clinton, the White House will stage another "pep rally" and will spin the vote not just as an "acquittal" but as an "exoneration."

  • The Watts riots were sinisterly echoed in the Los Angeles riots of 1992, when the same area of South-Central L.A. was ravaged by violence in response to the acquittal of white police officers who were captured on videotape beating a black resident.

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