murder conviction

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Noun1.murder conviction - conviction for murder
judgment of conviction, sentence, conviction, condemnation - (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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His lawyer Barry Roux said during the application for bail on the murder conviction that the athlete would appeal the Supreme Court ruling at the country's top court.
AN epileptic killer who battered a cancer victim to death with a baseball bat has failed in a challenge to his murder conviction.
The results were six first-degree murder convictions, one second-degree murder conviction, one manslaughter conviction, one mistrial and one not-guilty verdict.
Pistorius faces case appeal OSCAR Pistorius again faces the possibility of a murder conviction after a South African judge ruled that prosecutors can appeal against his conviction on the lesser charge of culpable homicide.
A MAN serving a life sentence for stabbing to death a Liverpool dad-of-four lost his bid to overturn his murder conviction.
Jay Root talks about the upcoming Texas GOP primary, and Brandi Grissom looks at the murder conviction of Dennis Davis.
A HUSBAND who strangled his wife after she taunted him about her affairs yesterday had his murder conviction quashed.
Abu-Jamal to be sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for his controversial 1982 murder conviction in the shooting death of a police officer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
But a nine-strong panel rejected a similar challenge by former aircraft engineer Andrew Adams, of Newcastle upon Tyne, who spent 14 years in jail before his murder conviction was ruled unsafe.
AMERICAN student Amanda Knox's murder conviction has hit plans to name a park in Seattle after its Italian sister city.
AN "ecstatic" Sean Hodgson enjoyed his first taste of freedom in 27 years after the murder conviction which landed him behind bars was declared "unsafe" by the Court of Appeal.
The state's appeal of an appellate court ruling reducing to voluntary manslaughter the murder conviction of a Palmdale youth who killed an older teen with a baseball bat has been denied.