Now he wants his conviction overturned and is seeking a new trial.
And he has remained steadfast in his conviction that the Great Depression was caused by inaction by the Fed.
Hekmati was sentenced to death in January of this year, but months later, a judge tossed out the conviction and ordered a retrial.
In most domestic cases it would be virtually impossible to get a conviction.
And among Bogsiders the conviction was rapidly retailed that the dead had been victims of a planned massacre.
As for me, I was convinced we must and should refuse, and I went to sleep in that conviction.
Percival watched the decline with a conviction that he was dreaming.
It was only the supposition of Furness, and it is my conviction that they have not.
Falling from the lips of others, they dropped with conviction into my own soul.
The writer was engaged in tracing the progress of conviction in his own mind.
mid-15c., "the proving of guilt," from Late Latin convictionem (nominative convictio) "proof, refutation," noun of action from past participle stem of convincere (see convince). Meaning "mental state of being convinced" is from 1690s; that of "firm belief, a belief held as proven" is from 1841.