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  • n  (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
  • v  appeal or request earnestly
  • v  offer as an excuse or plea
    She was pleading insanity
  • v  enter a plea, as in courts of law
  • v  make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts
  • a  begging

  • Now Moussaoui says he regrets pleading guilty.
  • The only thing more stunning than the spectacle of a quivering, hangdog Ohio Governor pleading no contest in August to criminal charges is the fact that he is still in office.
  • Ever since he learned about the level of pollution in "Mother," as he calls the Ganges, Mishra, 59, has been squabbling with government authorities and pleading with other temple .
News & Articles

  • Revenge for fish guts prank motive in hijacking hoax
    A Hawaii man is pleading guilty to making a hoax call to the FBI when he falsely reported a possible hijacker was aboard an Alaska Airlines flight to get revenge on a man he said put fish guts in his truck.  Prosecutors said Timothy David Hershman of Kona admitted calling the FBI on Jan. 17 and saying another man was going to hijack a plane headed to Alaska.  Authorities determined the other man ...
    June 14, 2013 - KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
  • Hawaii man pleads guilty to hijack threats
    HONOLULU -- A Hawaii man is pleading guilty to making a hoax call to the FBI when he falsely reported a possible hijacker was aboard an airplane. Prosecutors say Timothy David Hershman of Kona admitted calling the FBI on Jan. 17 and saying another man was going to hijack a plane headed to Alaska. Authorities determined the other man was aboard an Alaska Airlines flight from Kona to Seattle. Two ...
    June 14, 2013 - KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland
  • Residents rally for road project
    Sometimes pleading and pressure actually work.
    June 14, 2013 - Payson Roundup

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