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CO-DEFENDANT. One who is made defendant in an action with another person.

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Whorton admitted conspiring with Barber and two other co-defendants, Brandon Rains and David Fisher, to inflate the value of real estate transactions in order to get bigger loans from First Federal Bank of Harrison.
Saddam and seven co-defendants are on trial in the deaths of more than 140 Shiites following a 1982 assassination attempt against him in the town of Dujail, north of Baghdad.
Saddam and seven co-defendants went on trial on October 19 for the 1982 killing of more than 140 Shiite Muslims in the town of Dujail.
Another co-defendant, Alexander Edward Roy, 17, earlier pleaded guilty to first-degree kidnapping and is awaiting sentencing.
The sentencing for one of the two other co-defendants, Edmund Ball III, 40, was delayed because he initially pleaded guilty, but his lawyers later asked to change his plea.
In his request, Dombroff apparently said that the airline wants to make settlements but is unable to get agreement from Trigg Aerospace and Shell Oil, its two co-defendants.
The Korean banks' cross-complaints include Center Bank as a co-defendant alleging breach of contract, negligence, negligent misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty in the handling of certain documents against acceptance transactions that occurred in the years 2000 and 2001.
He was detained after his co-defendant told police that he provided her with the drugs, a detective earlier told the court.
Moreover, in cases where co-defendants of one's partner are involved, a spouse may now be subpoenaed to testify against the co-defendant.
The first allegation is that Ms Arani, of law firm Arani and Co, sent cash which was intended to influence a co-defendant before the trial.
At the earlier plea hearing, the prosecutor told the Court that, had the case proceeded to trial, the Government's evidence would have proven that commencing at a time prior to June, 1991 and continuing to approximately July, 2002, STILLSON and TWOMBLY and others participated in an extensive conspiracy led by co-defendant and station owner Edward Varjabedian to under-report income generated by West Harwich Sunoco by, among other things, skimming cash and hiding proceeds.
Prosecutors said the recording was of former vice-president and co-defendant Taha Yassin Ramadan, talking about the need to "change the social reality" in the town by removing "suspicious elements" and bringing in "replacements".