indictment indictment  /ɪn ˈdaɪt mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
  2. (n) an accusation of wrongdoing

Usage(s):

  1. Among the ostensible targets named in the indictment was Chicago's Sears Tower.
  2. The indictment charges that Chung was a willing participant.
  3. Among those mentioned in the indictment was Rina Duncan, an aide to Aramony.

News

  1. Judge hears challenges to APS indictment

    A Fulton County judge indicated Wednesday he may give appellate courts the chance to determine if the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating indictment is faulty before the racketeering case goes to trial.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  2. Bessemer judge again refuses to dismiss capital murder indictment against Oak Grove teen

    Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David J. Hobdy denied the motion by Drew Thacker's attorneys, Brett Bloomston and Joe Basgier, who argue the indictment should be dismissed because the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year that Alabama's method for sentencing juveniles is unconstitutional.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Birmingham News

  3. Indictment docs allege Pollard's role in kidnapping

    Indictment docs allege Pollard's role in kidnapping
    on June 6, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  1. "Today's indictment, which alleges that a woman from suburban America agreed to carry out murder overseas and to provide material support to terrorists, underscores the evolving nature of the threat we face," said David Kris, assistant attorney...
    on Mar 11, 2010 By: David S. Kris Source: Toronto Star

  2. "While everyone in America is considered innocent until proven guilty," Selig said, "I take this indictment very seriously and will follow its progress closely. ...... We will continue to work diligently to eradicate the use of all illegal...
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Bud Selig Source: Monroe News Star

  3. "I'm saddened and hurt but I am not surprised by the indictment," Blagojevich, who was in Walt Disney World with his family, said in a statement. "I am innocent. I now will fight in the courts to clear my name."
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: FOXNews

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