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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The dad of five, who was beaten up while on remand, has had more than PS220,000 in legal aid while challenging his murder conviction.
A WOMAN who killed her husband in a hammer attack will face a fresh trial after her murder conviction was overturned.
Drew Peterson a new trial, dealing another blow to his efforts to have his murder conviction in the 2004 drowning death of his third wife overturned.
<br />After the jury convicted Preston Shands Jr., he and his Greenwood-based attorney, Charles Grose, argued on appeal that the trial judge, erred when he allowed the prosecution to impeach Shands by bringing up his 1976 murder conviction. Shands was 17 at the time, according to Grose.
Police Scotland have welcomed the murder conviction of Gary Brown at Glasgow High Court, earlier this week.
Sterling's case reached the Court of Appeal, in London, today as he applied for permission to appeal his murder conviction.
Key metrics will be the number of murder investigations and the overall murder conviction rate.
That conviction was overturned and replaced with a murder conviction by the Supreme Court in 2015.
A Massachusetts senator put his name behind a bill that seeks to change the ( centuries-old legal "rule "&nbsp;that vacated the murder conviction of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez posthumously.
THE mum of Gateshead toddler Liam Fee has been given permission to appeal against her murder conviction.
Oscar Pistorius 2015 A South African prosecutor was seeking a murder conviction against Oscar Pistorius in the country's Supreme Court of Appeal.
OSCAR Pistorius has been denied the right to appeal against his murder conviction over the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.