co-defendant


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Noun1.co-defendant - a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action
defendant, suspect - a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
corespondent, co-respondent - the codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding
respondent - the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent
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Let judgment be entered against me, but in strict justice all my ancestors for generations should be made co-defendants and I be permitted to plead in mitigation of punishment the imperious mandate of heredity.
A co-defendant charged in the same Indictment, Turkish citizen Fulya Kalafatoglu Oguzturk, a co-defendant in the same indictment, remains at large, the Justice Department said.
In the alleged scheme, the accused allegedly defrauded the CBL and the government when they printed excess Liberian dollar bank notes amounting to LRD$2,645,000,000 to infuse it into the Liberian market without authorization.According to the indictment, the defendants deliberately launder the money to the detriment of the Liberian economy and paid US$835,367.72 to printing firm co-defendant Crane Currency for the printing of the LRD$2,645,000,000.
"One of my employees (the co-defendant aged 31) told me that he could help me travel abroad by using another Lebanese man's passport.
DeMarco, who arranged for a co-defendant's testimony in exchange for a limited sentence.
His co-defendant -- 16-year-old Palatine High School school freshman Andre Naydenov, who prosecutors say drove the car used in the fatal shooting -- was charged with first-degree murder last week.
Prosecutors say Johnson and a co-defendant from the UK corruptly manipulated the foreign exchange market.
16, Payne, a co-defendant, and a juvenile conspired to rob the Bank of America at 205 E.
"He handed over the drugs to the co-defendant who then sold it all over the country making thousands of dinars in profits."
The court sent the case of Clinton Young back to trial court to look into claims that Young's co-defendant, a main witness for the state at trial, lied in his testimony.
The court heard she was woken at her flat in Barry at around 4.45am on August 1 by Williams' friend and co-defendant Dean Beasley talking on the phone.
He and a co-defendant were charged with conspiring to traffic the horns of the critically-endangered black rhinos by using a buyer to purchase two from a Texan taxidermist.