exonerated exonerated  /ɪɡ ˈzɑ nə ˌreɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) freed from any question of guilt

Usage(s):

  1. Libby, who said he will be exonerated, resigned in October after being charged with perjury, obstructing justice and making false statements.
  2. So we started a program called Voices of Witness, and the first book we put out was about exonerated prisoners.
  3. In November 2006, Dutt was exonerated of the terrorism charges but found guilty of possessing a weapon.

News

  1. Napa company uses 'CSI' technology to solve cases

    It’s the little things that make all the difference for Gregg Stutchman and his team at Stutchman Forensic Laboratory in Napa. In Stutchman’s work, the smallest detail can result in someone going to prison or being exonerated.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Napa Valley Register

  2. Expect a full 9 innings to resolve Biogenesis scandal

    However the Biogenesis scandal plays out, it could be several weeks before we learn who is suspended and who was exonerated.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: NBC26 Green Bay

  3. Governor signs law to pay those who are wrongly incarcerated in prison

    DENVER — After spending eighteen years behinds bars for a murder he never committed, an exonerated inmate is learning how...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: FOX 31 Denver

Quotes

  1. Tantalisingly the excerpts provide no detail about what they may have done: "I stood at the White house briefing room podium in front of the glare of the klieg lights for the better part of two weeks and publicly exonerated two of the senior most...
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Scott McClellan Source: Belfast Telegraph

  2. If Craig had not pleaded guilty in August to a reduced charge and instead demanded a trial, "I believe he would have been exonerated," Specter said.
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Arlen Specter Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. In a statement, Mr Hain said: "The Cabinet Secretary stated that I complied fully with the Ministerial Code, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) exonerated me and now the Parliamentary authorities have also accepted that the mistakes I made were...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Peter Hain Source: Times Online

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