convict

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convict

1. a person found guilty of an offence against the law, esp one who is sentenced to imprisonment
2. a person serving a prison sentence
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He is expected to argue that his anti-Semitic slurs were not a convictable hate crime because they were due to substance abuse.
118) However, it should be noted that half of the reported cases were not prosecuted, meaning police and prosecutors apply their discretion to drop them, characterizing these cases as "non-solid" or "not convictable.
Givelber, supra note 1, at 1396 ("[A] defendant against whom the Government is prepared to proceed to trial is convictable, even if innocent.
Lapdogs" doesn't get that far, but it still makes a convictable case.