Example sentences for: defendant

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

  • Conversely, she assumes that the defendant cannot be a victim.

  • The LAT runs the Cosby story big, including a front-page picture of defendant Mikail Markhasev looking back at the Cosby family members who were in court (Bill Cosby wasn't there) as his fate was announced.

  • The story also has the most details from the trial evidence, such as running quotes from Markhasev's jailhouse letters to another inmate, in which he says that he went to kill a drug dealer who wasn't home and then came upon Ennis Cosby fixing a flat tire, and details about how the informant who turned Markhasev in to get a $100,000 National Enquirer reward testified that the defendant told him he'd killed Cosby.

  • (Astonishingly, the brief Times story finds room to list each defendant's income, as in "Mr Fairley, a father of two, earns about £46,000 a year as European sales manager for a medical equipment firm."

  • In the Texas case, reports USAT , the defendant companies have agreed to pay about $15 billion over 25 years to reimburse the state for expenses it incurred in the treatment of smoking-related illnesses.

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