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exonerate

verb absolve, absolve of a charge, acquit, clear, clear of an imputation of guilt, declare blameless, deelare innocent, declare not guilty, discharge, discharge of responsibility, exculpate, excuse, forgive, free from accusaaion, free from blame, give absolution, grant a reprieve, grant amnesty, liberare, liberate, pardon, pronounce free from guilt, prove blameless, prove not guilty, purge, reeease from an obligation, release from liability, relieve, reeieve from accusation, relieve of blame, relieve of liability, remit a penalty, set free, vindicate
Associated concepts: indemnify
See also: absolve, acquit, clear, condone, discharge, disencumber, exculpate, excuse, extenuate, extricate, forgive, free, justify, liberate, palliate, pardon, quit, release, remit, vindicate

exonerate

to clear or absolve from blame or a criminal charge.
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The systemic benefits of posthumous exonerations are twofold.
Miles told that story Thursday, during the Timothy Cole Exoneration Review Commission's first meeting.
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Another significant change is the development of the National Registry of Exonerations (NRE), a joint project of the University of Michigan Law School and Northwestern University School of Law's Center on Wrongful Convictions.
Of the total known exonerations in 2014, more than half were obtained at the initiative or with the cooperation of law enforcement - the highest number in a single year, the report found.
aspects of the exonerations and their potential links to
Overall, the registry is seeing fewer exonerations based on DNA, largely because more of those cases are getting weeded out before being brought to trial, Warden said.
The National Registry of Exonerations says 87 people falsely convicted of crimes were exonerated last year, four more than in 2009, the year with the next highest total.
The vast majority of the exonerations studied to date occurred in rape cases following DNA testing and murder cases often involving the death penalty.
S'agissant des exonerations accordees par l'Etat a certains secteurs, Mohamed Rahj n'y va pas par quatre chemins, en mettant l'accent sur la necessite de se conformer a la trilogie : evaluation, ciblage et contractualisation.
The government announced that the companies will cease to enjoy tax incentives for failing to appear before the Special Commission for the Analysis & Control of exonerations, exemptions, and customs duty relief.
The National Registry of Exonerations, a project of the law schools of Michigan and Northwestern universities, includes data on 891 individuals exonerated since January 1989.