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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.
DI Goodman (Kris Marshall) The moment of the murder appears to have been captured on film, but the photographer, designer and all the other models have watertight alibis and the backstage area was securely guarded.
There are eight chapters: beliefs and expectancies in legal decision making: an introduction; beliefs about alibis and alibi investigations: a survey of law enforcement; do jurors get what they expect?
Despite the great weight alibis can carry in the courtroom, alibi research is limited.
The appeal court said the only elements of the case that were proven were the charge of slander against Knox for accusing a bar owner of killing Meredith and that Knox and Sollecito's alibis did not match.
The narrative content of alibis is important because it may affect police officers' and jurors' perceptions of suspects and defendants and because weak alibis have played a role in wrongful convictions (e.
In these kinds of narrative, we are meant to pay attention to what Tolstoy and his characters are not saying as a way of "exposing the alibis and absences of language itself (2).
Lynne s album "Tears, Lies, and Alibis," released April 20, marks the debut release for her Everso Records label.
Alibis and Paybacks, opened by two American women-Adrienne Ferguson and Michelle Duke-earlier this year, has served up revenge 20 times to date, according to The Los Angeles Times.
She needs to get her alibis straight before joining their league.
uk sell bogus alibis to cheaters looking to fool their innocent partners.
But sooner or later someone will have to write a real history and undertake a real analysis, stripping away the flattering alibis to reveal just how many clothes the emperor really wears.