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  Verdict - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In a criminal case, the verdict is either a "not guilty" or a "guilty" finding, except in Scotland where the verdict of "not proven" is also available.
A verdict of guilty in a criminal case is generally followed by a judgment of conviction rendered by the judge, which in turn will be followed by sentencing.
A verdict is also issued by the coroner at the conclusion of an inquest into sudden deaths: possible verdicts include death by misadventure, accidental death, unlawful killing, lawful killing, suicide, natural causes and an open verdict.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Verdict   (285 words)

 The Verdict - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Verdict is a 1982 feature film which tells the story of a down-on-his-luck alcoholic lawyer who pushes a medical malpractice case in order to improve his own situation, but discovers along the way that he is actually doing the right thing.
Directed by Sidney Lumet, the movie was adapted by David Mamet from the novel by Barry Reed and is not a remake of the 1946 film, The Verdict, directed by Don Siegel and starring Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre.
The Verdict was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Newman), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (James Mason), Best Director, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Verdict   (266 words)

 The Verdict
In The Verdict, Newman plays Frank Galvin, a disillusioned and alcoholic lawyer who has been drowning a promising career, mourning the corruption of the legal system and his own loss of innocence.
The clients in The Verdict are clearly working class, but this is simply a device to elicit sympathy and legitimate their suit -- they really need the money.
The Verdict is not a critique of the system but of the corruption of some of the individuals within it.
ace.acadiau.ca /soci/agt/theverdict.htm   (1138 words)

 Verdict Research
Verdict has a wide range of products and services, including published reports on UK retail sectors,an in-store intelligence gathering facility and consultancy services.
Verdict's reputation is built on the ability to turn hard data into powerful intelligence by addingvalue through informed opinion.
Verdict's high quality research and consultancy work is carried out by our in-house team ofskilled analysts, researchers and consultants, all with unrivalled experience of generating andinterpreting information on retail markets.
www.verdict.co.uk   (352 words)

 purevolume™ | The Verdict (NC)
Started in August of 2003, The Verdict is comprised of the guitar and vocals of Chandler Martin (One Six Conspiracy), Kurt Leuschner (Near the Never, The Paris Centerfold, One Six Conspiracy) on bass, Emily Moore with keyboard/guitar/backing vocals (Go, Lovely Rose) and Jason Howie (Near the Never) on drums.
The Verdict is an infusion of more than just the members of other local bands, but it's also of a great mixture of indie, jazz, rock, and beautiful music, plain and simple.
Both are awesome sites, and sites that The Verdict has been featured on in the past.
www.purevolume.com /theverdictnc   (169 words)

 Former lovers cleared of casino mogul's murder - Courttv.com - Trials
Murphy, 32, and Tabish, 39, were cleared of murder, robbery, and conspiracy to commit murder and robbery, but found guilty of three other counts — conspiracy to commit burglary, burglary and grand larceny — for their 1998 plot to steal Binion's millions in silver and cash.
Murphy, dressed in jeans and a gray T-shirt, wept and hugged her attorneys when the verdict was read.
Murphy, who is free on $250,000 bond, continued to weep and appeared in shock as she left the courtroom.
www.courttv.com /trials/binion/112304_verdict_ctv.html   (827 words)

 Iraq court delays Saddam verdict - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Juhi said he could not say when the verdict would be issued, but the review raised the possibility the judges could ask to recall some witnesses or seek new testimony on some pieces of evidence.
A guilty verdict for Saddam is widely expected — but the court official suggested that there were differences over how heavy a sentence to impose.
The longer review of the evidence is intended to ensure that the final verdict — which will be accompanied by a report explaining the reasoning in detail — "is complete, that no one can put holes in it," he said.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2006-10-03-saddam-verdict_x.htm?csp=34   (955 words)

 CNN: Special OJ Simpson section: The Verdict - Sept. 26, 1995
In the seeming eternity before the "not guilty" verdict was uttered, O.J. Simpson's face assumed emotions at both ends of the spectrum.
And Ito immediately sealed the verdict, turned it over to the court's bailiff and sent everyone home for the night.
This is a city where juries in high-profile cases, as in the first Rodney King trial, deliver verdicts that shock a nation.
www.cnn.com /US/OJ/verdict/index.html   (600 words)

 The Verdict Please! (Revelation 17-19)
The jury returns and the verdict is read aloud for the justice to be given.
The verdict regarding the beast from the sea (17:8-14).
The verdict regarding the beast from the land (19:20).
www.christianlibrary.org /authors/John_L_Kachelman_Jr/rev10.htm   (891 words)

 Old Magazines - History - Verdict
On December 19, 1898, The Verdict, the latest entry in the popular genre of the political cartoon weekly, boldly announced that it would assume the mantle of “spokesman for Democracy.” According to its premier editorial, The Verdict was “...
The Verdict will be a Democrat.” There were good political and financial reasons for the publisher to make such a pronouncement in 1898 because Puck, the Democratic party standard bearer for twenty years, had recently abdicated that mantle.
Given the stated intentions of Belmont and Lewis at the outset of the venture, the fate of The Verdict was tied to the fate of the Democratic Party.
www.periodyssey.com /private/history7.htm   (2077 words)

 Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers - The Verdict
The Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers’ quarterly publication, The Verdict, is a tool that you might not be familiar with in alerting our membership to the services/products provided by your company.
The Verdict’s readership is primarily comprised of Academy members; however, the publication is also sent to the Wisconsin Judiciary, a list of targeted potential Academy members, and other state trial lawyer associations.
The Verdict is eagerly awaited by our members as it carries pertinent information for the attorney involved in all forms of litigation.
www.watl.org /verdinfo.htm   (211 words)

 Verdict - Magic: the Gathering
Verdict is the standalone set for the Verdict Block, featuring 286 all-new cards.
Verdict has been designed for playing with Apprentice, since printing card stocks is just, like, expensive.
To have a slight idea of how the theme works in each color, take a look at the cards Trove of Beliefs, Molecular Theft, Death Scientist, Materialism, and Magnifying Sentence, as well as the countless cards that use counters to perform general tricks in each color.
www.geocities.com /rickcorgan/verdictindex.html   (430 words)

 The Verdict (1982)
At the start of The Verdict, we meet Frank Galvin (Paul Newman), a down-on-his-luck alcoholic lawyer reduced to “ambulance chaser” status.
The Verdict appears in an aspect ratio of approximately 1.85:1 on this single-sided, dual-layered DVD; the image has been enhanced for 16X9 televisions.
For Fox to state that The Verdict includes a commentary from Newman borders on false advertising; you definitely shouldn’t buy this DVD with the hope that you’ll learn anything from the actor.
www.dvdmg.com /verdict.shtml   (1899 words)

 The Verdict
The purpose of The Verdict at Marquette University Law School is to create a forum for announcements, articles, news, faculty and administration publications, a calendar of law school, legal and community events, as well as provide a forum for students to write on current law school and legal issues.
The Verdict is a student organization; however, it is desired that the Law School faculty will participate in the newspaper as well.
The Verdict will not just be a source of legal and law school information, it will also be a source of community information and entertainment for law students.
law.marquette.edu /cgi-bin/site.pl?2130&pageID=716   (288 words)

 CNN.com - Jackson not guilty - Jun 14, 2005
Prosecutors had charged the singer with four counts of lewd conduct with a child younger than 14; one count of attempted lewd conduct; four counts of administering alcohol to facilitate child molestation; and one count of conspiracy to commit child abduction, false imprisonment or extortion.
Jackson's family members accompanied him to the courthouse to hear the verdict and flanked him as he exited the courthouse to the cheering of supporters.
Monday's verdicts capped a chain of events that began in February 2003, after the broadcast of "Living With Michael Jackson," an unflattering television documentary by British journalist Martin Bashir.
www.cnn.com /2005/LAW/06/13/jackson.trial/index.html   (1127 words)

 Judges Postpone Verdict in Saddam Trial
The verdict had been expected on Oct. 16 but was delayed until at least the end of the month while judges take extra time to review the evidence and make sure their case is airtight.
The intense review of the evidence aimed to ensure that the verdict — which will be accompanied by a report explaining the court's reasoning — is airtight and can be fully justified in the face of criticism from either side, the court official said.
A guilty verdict for Saddam is widely expected — but the official suggested there were differences over what sentence to impose and that the judges were aware that violence was possible either way.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2006/10/03/international/i140620D09.DTL&feed=rss.news   (1047 words)

 The Verdict Is In
The majority of verdicts reported in 1992-2001 were in favor of defendants.
In 1,165 of the 1,176 cases where a verdict was reported during the 10-year period of the study, 52 percent resulted in verdicts favorable to property owners.
The author suggests the higher frequency of defendant verdicts may be a consequence of the fact that attorneys do not typically report losses, and more law journals currently provide opportunities for defense counsel to report case results.
securitysolutions.com /mag/security_verdict/index.html   (769 words)

 WEBL Query Server (highlights)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Fred "The Verdict" Frangen won the round 10-9 with more accurate punching.
The Verdict remains standing while the trainer wipes him down.
The Verdict grabs a water bottle and rests on his stool.
www.vivi.com /cgi-bin/query.fcgi?+team_id=722403&session=182&+command=eko_highlights&+competition=eko&+region=Contenders&+division=Heavy&+describe=1   (715 words)

 The Verdict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
"The Verdict" are the newest cover band to emerge from the north east of Ireland.
Formed in August 2006 "The Verdict" collectively bring a number of years experience to the live music scene.
Previously a member of the successful cover bands Silent Bob and Armageddon, Richie is no stranger to the live music scene.
www.theverdictmusic.com   (193 words)

 Stewart found guilty on all counts in obstruction trial - Mar. 10, 2004
Neither defendant appeared to show any emotion as the verdict was read, while the lead prosecutor seemed to be holding back tears of joy.
About an hour after the verdict was read, Stewart -- wearing a fur around her neck and a fl overcoat and carrying a brown leather bag -- strode poker-faced down the stairs of the courthouse, accompanied by her lawyers, and left.
The company said it would survive but analysts said the verdict was a serious threat.
money.cnn.com /2004/03/05/news/companies/martha_verdict   (1126 words)

 AMCTV.com SHOW - Backstory: The Verdict
On this edition of Backstory, all the varying elements that came into play to bring "The Verdict" to the screen are examined.
On-set mishaps are looked at--such as the scaffolding accident that almost claimed star Paul Newman's life--to the ironic twist invloving screenwriter David Mamet's original script, and the original verdict of the story -- or lack thereof.
This courtroom drama earned Newman his sixth Academy Award®; nomination, although he would not capture the coveted Oscar® for another four years.
www.amctv.com /show/detail?CID=7534-1-GMT   (80 words)

 Amazon.com: The Verdict: DVD: Paul Newman,Charlotte Rampling,Jack Warden,James Mason,Milo O'Shea,Lindsay Crouse,Ed ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
THE VERDICT is a powerful story of the underdog's struggle for truth in the judicial system and as such is a reminder of how the Law, when stripped to its essentials, is there to protect us.
In The Verdict, however, Newman is almost shocking in his hesitancy and self doubt.
The Verdict is one of the most powerful films I've ever seen in my life.
www.amazon.com /Verdict-Paul-Newman/dp/B000063US3   (2213 words)

 ElcomSoft verdict: Not guilty | CNET News.com
The verdict comes after a series of legal wins by publishers seeking to restrict the use of digital technology, which some believe heralds the death knell for traditional media businesses, from film studios to music and book publishers.
Lawyers not involved in the case said the ElcomSoft verdict boded ill for future criminal prosecutions under the controversial copyright law.
A "not guilty" verdict in a criminal case comes without the ability to appeal, unlike the civil copyright cases targeting Napster and other companies that have bounced through federal court in recent years.
news.com.com /2100-1023-978176.html   (1010 words)

Katie Sierra and her attorneys viewed the verdict as a victory.
The jury's decision also allows the attorneys to petition the trial judge for their fees and expenses.
Defense attorney Gary Pullin says that the verdict is not a guarantee that there will be an anarchy club at Sissonville.
www.courttv.com /trials/taped/sierra/verdict.html   (144 words)

 John Denvir: The Verdict
At first viewing, The Verdict does not appear to be a "law noir" since the main plot is revolves around the redemption of a hack lawyer.
At first, Galvin is ready to accept the offer of a small settlement to avoid a trial against a big Boston defense firm, but he finally decides that he has to give his client her "day in court." A happy ending prevails.
Of course, The Verdict is a movie and Concannon an overdrawn character.
www.usfca.edu /pj/articles/Verdict.htm   (842 words)

 McLibel: verdict
This was mostly based on the judge agreeing with McDonald's interpretations of the exact meaning of the phrases in the leaflet.
They are now claiming that they are only interested in establishing the truth (for example, that they exploit children).
The Verdict and The Evidence, 23rd July 1997
www.mcspotlight.org /case/trial/verdict/index.html   (381 words)

 The Verdict
At the end of each I give some ideas and a verdict.
VERDICT: Black underestimated his opponent and displayed little sense of danger.
VERDICT: A poor opening choice gave Black no chance.
www.jeremysilman.com /chess_bits_pieces/040313_verdict_1.html   (742 words)

 judgment notwithstanding the verdict (JNOV) - legal definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Reversal of a jury's verdict by a judge when the judge believes that there were insufficient facts on which to base the jury's verdict, or that the verdict did not correctly apply the law.
This procedure is similar to a situation in which a judge orders a jury to arrive at a particular verdict, called a directed verdict.
In fact, a judgment notwithstanding the verdict is occasionally made when a jury refuses to follow a judge's instruction to arrive at a certain verdict.
www.nolo.com /definition.cfm/Term/E28D902C-DE14-4B76-AA19E3CF4F23F3EF/alpha/J   (223 words)

 Guy Movie of the Week, 5/31/99: The Verdict
Mamet's got a picture in theatres right now, The Winslow Boy, that is so uncharacteristic of his work (although it's still pretty great) that it's worth looking back at the history and seeing what exactly this guy is into.
The Verdict, tautly directed by Sidney Lumet, is a great piece of Mamet, and it's also a great piece of courtroom drama.
Those bishops are real snakes) The Verdict is a great nailbiter of a drama about a guy who decides to do the right thing at exactly the wrong moment.
www.leisuresuit.net /Webzine/articles/GMOTW_25.shtml   (847 words)

 The verdict by Heiko Hebig | hebig.com
The last verdict I was watching on live TV was the "not guilty" for O.J. Simpson.
In 30 minutes or so Michael Jackson's verdict will be broadcasted across the globe.
June 2005 at 09:58 PM The last verdict I was watching on live TV was the "not guilty" for O.J. Simpson.
www.hebig.com /archives/003171.shtml   (271 words)

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