innocence innocence  /ˈɪ nə səns/


  1. (n) the quality of innocent naivete
  2. (n) the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
  3. (n) a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense


  1. So you must tell the public that Shantaram is innocent by publishing his innocence in the next issue.
  2. By factual innocence I find this to mean evidentiary innocence, that is failure to explicitly prove guilt.
  3. So you must tell the public that Shantaram is innocent by publishing his innocence in the next issue.


  1. One Cop’s Christmas Tale of Almost Shooting the Wrong Guy

    Lawyers and supporters for the California Innocence Project are walking 660 miles from San Diego to Sacramento, California, to personally deliver clemency petitions to Governor Jerry Brown for the release of the California 12, a dozen inmates who have strong cases of factual innocence. Follow their progress on TakePart.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! News

  2. 911 Caller Proclaims Innocence Despite Pleading Guilty To False Report That Led To Teen’s Death By Police

    The 911 caller who falsely reported he was robbed at gunpoint in Pasadena, which led to the fatal shooting of a college student by police, is proclaiming his innocence despite entering a guilty plea in court.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles

  3. Man facing extradition for murder claims innocence

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former U.S. Marine fighting extradition to the Philippines on charges of killing a couple said in a jailhouse letter professing his innocence that he would never do something "so heinous and stupid."
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "While it is for the criminal justice system to determine your guilt or innocence, it is my responsibility ...... to determine whether your conduct, even if not criminal, nonetheless violated league policies," Goodell said in a letter to Vick.
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "I would ask the good people of Illinois to wait for the trial and afford me the presumption of innocence that they would give to all their friends and neighbors," Blagojevich, who was vacationing with his family, said in the statement.
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: CNN International

  3. "More than anything, I'm deeply moved by the open-hearted appreciation our small film has received, which in these fragmented times speaks so openly of the possibility of innocence," Arkin said.
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Alan Arkin Source: Forbes

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