perp walk


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perp walk

n.
The deliberate escorting of an arrested suspect by police in front of reporters and news cameras, especially as a means of pressuring or humiliating the suspect.

perp walk

n
(Journalism & Publishing) informal US an arranged public appearance of a recently arrested criminal for the benefit of the media
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Season ender "Mother's Mercy" featured archvillainess Cersei's eye-opening nude perp walk through King's Landing, for which the extras were carefully briefed by Nutter.
So, as the NFL continues its perp walk -- on Friday, one of its best running backs, the Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson, was indicted on charges of abusing his 4-year-old son in Texas -- Goodell looks the other way.
DSK said that the perp walk takes place at the moment where one is supposed to be innocent, where nobody knows if one is a criminal, the charges to which are to be proved later on, and it is just unfair to put people in that way in front of the rest of the world when it is unclear what one has done.
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Just imagine what a perp walk of publishers would look like.
PERP WALK IRKED FRENCH After his arrest, Strauss-Kahn was paraded handcuffed before cameras in a "perp walk" that drew outrage in France, where the American tradition was viewed as barbaric.
The media attention turned it into what Boston Globe writers termed "for all intents and purposes a perp walk.
Attorneys perpetuating fraud (like Dickie Scruggs) do the perp walk for attempting to bribe judges.
He's had his perp walk, taken his lumps on Dancing with the Stars and gone on trial for the PAC's transgressions during the 2002 elections.
As a result, he urged in-house counsel to prepare their executives for everything from how to carry themselves during the perp walk to how to find experienced criminal counsel who aren't conflicted to reviewing Miranda and Upjohn warnings.