Definitions of Indicted

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Usage examples for Indicted

  1. Upon regaining his freedom he began to investigate the ground upon which the grand jury indicted him, and soon, he states, he discovered that the District Attorney's office committed a gigantic fraud by having maliciously misrepresented the case to the grand jury; this body, he says, was led to believe that the Ohio decree granting his wife the guardianship of the child held good in the District, whereas the law of the District specifically states that no extra- territorial decree should be recognized within the District. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  2. But why weren't the others indicted and tried? – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  3. He made big money, and then wanted to go back to New Orleans without leaving any of it, but the Grand Jury indicted him and made him come down pretty heavy. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  4. He accordingly had him indicted for assault and battery. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  5. The fact that he has been held for a crime by a magistrate and indicted by a grand jury places him at not the slightest disadvantage so far as defending himself against the charge is concerned, for he must be proven guilty beyond any reasonable doubt. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  6. He was indicted for intending to disturb the peace of the kingdom, to bring the King into the greatest hatred and contempt, and for printing and publishing, by force of arms, a scandalous libel against the King and the Prayer- Book. – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer
  7. And indicted for accepting a bribe. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  8. That's neither here nor there; the man's a murderer; he's wanted in California, where I came from; he's been indicted and there's a price on his head. –  by
  9. It seems incredible that a man in Walter Goddard's position, lost to every sense of honour, a criminal of the worst type, who had deceived his wife before he was indicted for forgery, who had certainly cared very little for her at any time, should now, in a moment of supreme danger, feel a pang of jealousy on hearing that his wife lived in the vicinity of the squire and occupied a house belonging to him. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  10. He will probably have you and Cooley indicted for conspiracy. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  11. No; he thinks his innocence will save him, in spite of the evidence on which we got him indicted – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  12. No indictment has been preferred against me, though they have indicted various gentlemen in different parts of the United States. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. The Bishop of Lincoln, on Sunday night, September 27th, 1631, had performed, in his London house, the play of " A Midsummer Night's Dream," and for this he was indicted by the Puritans. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  14. The indicted man took a step forward. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  15. For Ambrose says in his letter to a certain Irenaeus: Moreover, the world was subject to him by the Law for the reason that, according to the command of the Law, all are indicted and yet, by the works of the Law, no one is justified, i. – The Apology of the Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon
  16. I knew little of what passed there in the interval, except that Simon Slade had actually been indicted for manslaughter, in causing the death of Morgan's child. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur
  17. Under the guidance of his valet our hero secured writing materials and indicted a pitiful appeal to his family lawyer. – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  18. Seventeen of those indicted were condemned to death, others to years of imprisonment, and among these was General Moreau. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  19. Mrs. Foxby, of Maidstone, was, if I remember, the last lady who was indicted at common law for this offence and sentenced to be ducked. – The Law and the Poor by Edward Abbott Parry
  20. Three young ladies of our town, he makes his correspondent relate, were indicted for witchcraft. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein