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  • n  an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
  • n  (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    the conviction came as no surprise

  • Roger outlined eight reasons to uphold the conviction in a 46-page brief, arguing among other things that the court didn't remove two black women from the jury pool because of .
  • Last week the court reversed a Shuttlesworth criminal conviction for the fifth time, a record that all but makes him a one-man constitutional textbook.
  • The case marks the 10th conviction of insider trading since it was made a criminal offense in 2003 part of Hong Kong's effort to tighten regulation as it seeks to retain its .
News & Articles

  • Conviction in Salinas 'baby seller' case reversed
    An appeals court Friday reversed the conviction of a Salinas man who was sentenced to prison for felony child endangerment after he and his former girlfriend offered to sell their 8-month-old daughter for $25.
    June 15, 2013 - The Monterey County Herald
  • Conviction in Salinas 'baby seller' case overturned
    An appeals court Friday reversed the conviction of a Salinas man who was sentenced to prison for felony child endangerment after he and his former girlfriend offered to sell their 8-month-old daughter for $25.
    June 15, 2013 - The Monterey County Herald
  • Conviction stands for man who enticed Fall River boy on Xbox
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the conviction of a Florida man who enticed a 10-year-old Fall River boy while performing lewd acts during their Xbox Live video chats. The defendant, Jeffrey Bundy, 39, said the facts warranted a required finding of not guilty, and that no “performance” of sexual conduct occurred as defined by statute, but the justices disagreed, and they ...
    June 14, 2013 - Fall River Herald News
Quotes

  • President Bush in New York Daily News
    That experience guides my conviction that partnership between America and Islam must be based on what Islam is, not what it isn't. And I consider it part of my responsibility as president of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/06/04/obama-calls-new-beginning-muslim-world/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGwprBVm7FqPjmKCUEJaW3HGMPf_w Jun 4, 2009 22107 29628 conviction The reputation he gained through his years of public service and professional work in the legal community is forever damaged," Bush said. "The consequences of his felony conviction on his former life as a lawyer, public servant and private...
  • Harry Reid in New York Times
    Libby's conviction was the one faint glimmer of accountability for White House efforts to manipulate intelligence and silence critics of the Iraq War,Mr. Reid said. "Now, even that small bit of justice has been undone."

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