acknowledgment of guilt

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He said there had been no acknowledgment of guilt for these offences, so no remorse.
However, it's still a sport that allows those tainted by doping to return to the saddle without any hint of contrition and acknowledgment of guilt (Ivan Basso) and allows such riders (Alexander Vinokourov) to win Olympic golds.
An FIR, that too filed by one of the parties in an accident, can hardly be constituted as an acknowledgment of guilt.
Snitz also explains that paying the fine is an acknowledgment of guilt which he finds demeaning.
There's no transparency, no closure for victims, no honest acknowledgment of guilt.
I thought remorse and some acknowledgment of guilt were important factors when deciding to grant early release.
This is, however, not the same as agreeing with them, nor is it an acknowledgment of guilt.