They moved to quash the indictment on which he was brought to trial.
The more unanswerable this tremendous indictment appears upon the evidence the greater the probability that the evidence is incomplete.
Early in October the Convention brought forward its indictment of the twenty-two Girondists.
A highway nuisance may be abated by any person, and may be made the subject of indictment at common law.
But it contained also a bold indictment of the whole system of foreign policy then in vogue, founded on ideas as to the balance of power and the necessity of large armaments for the protection of commerce.
The serial killer was found guilty and given an indictment for his crimes.
Some people see the increase in temperature as an indictment of global warming.
The jury has handed down an indictment for the criminal.
The indictment dropped, but a vote of want of confidence was passed, and in 1881 Smith was removed from his chair.
The rising home break-in rate is an indictment of the poor circumstances in the neighborhood.
To this he adds a scathing indictment against the licentiousness of the Simonians.
They complied by the production of an indictment under five heads, supported by the necessary evidence of documents.
It is to be observed that neither at common law nor under the act of 1679 was the writ the appropriate remedy in the case of a person convicted either on indictment or summarily.
While it was in part at least an indictment that Dean had allowed himself to be followed, it was still the best news he'd heard in weeks.
His petition to the king for a trial by his peers on this indictment was refused, and an attempt to prosecute the publishers of the false evidence in the king's bench was unsuccessful.
Parker assisted actively in the escape of fugitive slaves, and for trying to prevent the rendition of perhaps the most famous of them, Anthony Burns, was indicted, but the indictment was quashed.
Of the proceedings against peers founded upon indictment very few trials antecedent to the revolution took place in parliament.
This duty was formerly enforceable by indictment of the inhabitants of the parish, but it is not quite clear whether this procedure is applicable, now that the liability to repair is transferred to a council representing a wider area.
Lennox could not begin to prepare an English indictment against Mary till she was in England and in Elizabeth's power.
The fact that an unprecedented number of earth's inhabitants today live in poverty is an indictment of governments, not a reflection of some underlying natural limit.