Example sentences for: defendants

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

  • Serb defendants' excuses: 1) they weren't aware of the concentration camps that killed and tortured Muslims; 2) the camps started out innocently and then got out of hand; or 3) they killed prisoners because they anticipated a murderous onslaught by Muslims.

  • (The home secretary asserted that most defendants demand jury trials "for no good reason other than to delay proceedings."

  • Among the people named in the suit, not as defendants, but as having "engaged in communications" about Tripp is Hillary Clinton.

  • It was precisely to give witnesses and defendants a way out of the perjury trap that theologians distinguished between a lie and a misleading or equivocal statement.

  • The defendants were W. Mark Felt and Edward S. Miller, former chief of the FBI's intelligence division, accused of conspiring to violate the civil rights of members of the Weather Underground when they authorized warrantless break-ins of the radicals' homes (the Weatherfolk were suspected of planting bombs in public buildings) in 1972 and 1973.


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