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alibi

Law
a. a defence by an accused person that he was elsewhere at the time the crime in question was committed
b. the evidence given to prove this
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Weller entertained a firm and unalterable conviction that the Old Bailey was the supreme court of judicature in this country, and that its rules and forms of proceeding regulated and controlled the practice of all other courts of justice whatsoever, he totally disregarded the assurances and arguments of his son, tending to show that the alibi was inadmissible; and vehemently protested that Mr.
His co-defendant, retired television producer Francis, 67, of Cranleigh, Surrey, denies one charge of perverting the course of justice in providing him with a false alibi.
Trainer Thomond O'Mara saddled his eighth winner of the year, but his first of the current Flat campaign, when Senator's Alibi beat Flying Boat a neck in the mile handicap.
But after Archer's high-profile libel trial in July 1987, Francis realised the alibi had been intended for use in the action, it was alleged.
She needs to get her alibis straight before joining their league.
David Noble, chief executive of the Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board, said: ''We're sending the first holiday alibi kit to Tony Blair since he's chosen to travel to Egypt this festive season with his family.
Father of the victim Nurlan Zhumagulov said that his son Alibi left home on April 21, later on his friend contacted the parents to say their son was taken to hospital in serious condition after being tortured for several hours.
Max and Abi provided each other with an alibi, but Max recently told her: "Look Abs, what happened on Good Friday stays between us, only us.
When he gets a call from his druggy chum Macca saying the police are on his tail, he rushes round to David's to tell him he needs an alibi - and that alibi is going to be him.
The Alibi line delivers the latest in analog and IP technology, including cameras, recorders, and turn-key systems specifically engineered to provide customers with feature-rich, extremely cost-effective video surveillance solutions that are easy to install and operate.
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The Original Alibi is a contemporary Noir detective novel.