Example sentences for: defendant

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

  • 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.

  • Most vivid detail: The attorney for one Texas murder defendant slept through most of the trial.

  • Could scans showing diminished impulse control—a function controlled by several regions of the brain, including the striatum and the ventromedial prefrontal cortex—be used to support more lenient sentencing, or even acquit a defendant, because he couldn't control his violent impulses?

  • In most states, a successful entrapment defense requires the defendant to prove three things:

  • Additionally, most proffer sessions involve what is known as a "queen for a day" agreement, under which both sides agree that information discussed at such a session will not be admissible against the defendant at a trial.


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