finding of guilt

finding of guilt

noun adjudication, award, censure, condemnation, conviction, conviction of guilt, criminal conniction, decision, decree, decrial, denunciation, judgment, judgment of guilt, pronouncement, ruling, sentence, unfavorable verdict, verdict
See also: condemnation, punishment
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'Restitution does not extinguish criminal liability, but in fact tightens finding of guilt,' the Sandiganbayan said, citing a Supreme Court ruling.
'It is oft-repeated that the finding of guilt must rest on the evidence of the prosecution not on the weakness or even absence of evidence for the defense.
"After due consideration of the arguments of both parties, including a thorough review of the records of the case, the court finds that based on the evidence offered by the prosecution, both testimonial and documentary, if unrebutted by the accused, the same is sufficient to support a finding of guilt beyond reasonable doubt against the accused," the resolution read.
The finding of guilt was based on sound legal principles which required no interference.'
By: any standards this is a landmark case and the finding of guilt a historic decision, but the finding of guilt was on lesser charges and the judge probably had little choice in the matter given the poor quality of evidence that was submitted by the prosecution.
The inquiry into the staff member is understood to have been in its early stages and there had been no finding of guilt. A Labour spokesperson confirmed the death on Saturday night but said the party would not be commenting on the circumstances of his death.
The TNA leader further wrote, the complaint is about the action taken by you against the other two ministers in regard to whom there is no finding of guilt by the board of inquiry.
Under the reforms, any criminal charges laid against an applicant for serious sexual, violent or drug offences will be considered as part of Working With Children (WWC) Check assessments, regardless of whether they resulted in a conviction or finding of guilt.
I find this argument interesting given the fact that in any courthouse, on any day, in this state, one presiding judge regularly refuses to withhold adjudication on the finding of guilt, while next door, or down the hall, another judge grants that very same relief.
But in a subsequent statement, the Dark Blues confirmed they are only set to appeal the length of the duo's suspensions and not the finding of guilt itself.
These are a hospital order, a supervision order or an absolute discharge - where a finding of guilt is made but no conviction is registered.
However, despite PS120,000 in compensation payouts, the cases have not reached court and there has been no apology or finding of guilt.