A Florida jury failed to convict yet another man for killing an unarmed black teenager.
As a result, it was almost impossible to convict the vast majority of Nazi criminals.
Mr. Vance's responsibility was not to convict Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
The Republicans not only impeached Bill Clinton—and tried but failed to convict him in the Senate.
Probable cause is not enough for a jury to convict; guilt must be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
This man had been long watched by the police; but all attempts to convict him had failed.
"If you were a convict in the prison of Strelsau, you would be my King," she said.
Bagnes, name given to convict prisons in France since the abolition of the galleys.
He describes the scene as if the choice had rested with the magistrates to convict him or to let him go.
In penal colonies, on the other hand, the convict works as much for his own benefit as for that of society.
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