Example sentences for: defendant

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

  • The district attorney concluded that "the wealthiest murder defendant in the history of the United States" (sorry, O.J.) has been brought to justice.

  • Perhaps the least likely use of fMRI is in determining if a defendant is telling the truth, according to Hank Greely, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, since compelling someone on trial to submit to an fMRI could be seen as a violation of the Fifth Amendment right against self incrimination, just as giving spoken testimony against oneself is.

  • Even before jury selection, the prosecution dropped a bombshell, alleging that defendant Mikail Markhasev belongs to the "Mexican Mafia" prison gang and that the gang might threaten jurors.

  • The defendant, Lochner, was prosecuted under a provision of the statute that made it a misdemeanor to employ someone in excess of the limit.

  • In a proffer session, a witness, defendant, or potential defendant provides the prosecution with a preview of the evidence he or she could provide or the testimony they would give.


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