criminal proceeding

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His own character being light, profligate, and perfidious, John easily attached to his person and faction, not only all who had reason to dread the resentment of Richard for criminal proceedings during his absence, but also the numerous class of ``lawless resolutes,'' whom the crusades had turned back on their country, accomplished in the vices of the East, impoverished in substance, and hardened in character, and who placed their hopes of harvest in civil commotion.
After telling the tale of the beatings, it recommended all the beaten to institute criminal proceedings against their Governor, and, as soon as might be, to rise against English oppression and tyranny.
The law further states that the DPP shall not require the consent of any person or authority to start or end any criminal proceeding.
'Three persons have been deprived of liberty and taken to the Mostar Police Authority for further criminal proceeding,' confirmed to FENA Ljudevit Maric, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton.
The Latvian parliament on February 22 sent to the committees for review the draft amendments to the Law on the Bank of Latvia to prevent the head of the Latvian central bank from staying in office for more than two successive terms and to introduce an option for suspending the powers of the Bank of Latvia top officials in case any of them has become a suspect or a defendant in a criminal proceeding.
In a radio interview over DZMM, Alvarez said the House of Representatives justice committee inquiry on the proliferation of drugs at the Bilibid prison was not a criminal proceeding to try De Lima for her supposed role when she was justice secretary.
The police is waiting the nod of the External Affairs Ministry to initiate criminal proceeding against the diplomats who were caught during the police raid.
It also discusses those issues that remain unresolved such as when a national criminal proceeding really is an attempt to shield the perpetrator and characterizing national judicial systems as unavailable, and analyzes other topics relevant to provisions of the Rome Statute.
I could have easily done another 20 inspections that would have resulted in [issuing] more violations in the time it took me to put together everything for this criminal proceeding."
In a normal criminal proceeding, a defendant enjoys a "presumption of innocence" that can be overcome only by evidence proving guilt "beyond a reasonable doubt." In a civil proceeding, the side that produces a "preponderance of the evidence," showing that its story is more likely than not to be true, wins.
Paid pursuant to a conviction or plea of guilty or nolo contendere in a criminal proceeding;
However, individuals always can voluntarily decide to provide information to authorities that subsequently is admissible against them in a criminal proceeding.

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