Example sentences for: defendant

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

  • None of the state's other legal services programs opposes the reconfiguration, adds Miller, who is a named defendant in the suit.

  • The idea of committing the crime came from law enforcement officers, rather than the defendant .

  • Are accusations against a defendant qualified with words like "allegedly" only when the crime is prosecuted in the United States?

  • According to the Associated Press stylebook, the manual for how reporters and editors should address varying concerns, one should "use innocent , rather than not guilty , in describing a defendant's plea or a jury verdict, to guard against the word not being dropped inadvertently."

  • We all have learned recently, for example, that even outright lying under oath in a deposition for a civil case is the kind of thing that an ordinary citizen apparently does not often get prosecuted for (though it's not clear why not--especially when the liar is the defendant in the case).

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