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not proven

a third verdict available to Scottish courts, returned when there is evidence against the defendant but insufficient to convict
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According the judge, no election offences were found and claims that Kajwang' bribed voters, intimidated and even harassed Ongoro's agents were not proven to the required standard.
Amanda was found dead in Hamilton in 1992 but the case against the only suspect, Francis Auld, was found not proven.
That jury who found the case not proven need to live with themselves.
According to a Gallup and Gilani Pakistan National Survey, respondents were asked, 'Do you agree with the statement that most of the criminals are not proven guilty in Pakistani courts?
A professional conduct panel of the NCTL took place in July to consider his case and concluded that it was not proven.
But he was stunned when Government law officials refused his compensation bid - claiming he had not proven he did not commit the crime.
And chorionic villus sampling, although not proven as safe as amniocentesis, can now detect genetic defects by the eighth week of pregnancy.
The lawyer at the centre of America's notorious Death on the Staircase murder trial says he wishes the US had Scotland's controversial not proven verdict.
Yesterday, Glasgow sheriff David Young ruled the charge of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner was not proven.