Definitions

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  • adj. Who has not been convicted

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Examples

  • The Foreign Affairs article, citing the LAPD as its recommended model, advised that police "should focus heavily on hard-core gang members who refuse to give up their criminal lives," while also endorsing the idea that "unconvicted" gang members should be included in a nationwide database.

    Has Bratton's LAPD Really Reformed?

  • Anyway, Paul stood "unconvicted," as the revivalists have it, and being moved to chagrin instead of shame, he carried the story of Andrea's surprising modesty to Bachelder.

    The Spinner's Book of Fiction

  • Just another lying cheating unconvicted politickian ... anotherindyfilmguy

    The Joe Sestak thing is kind of a big deal, actually. | RedState

  • Multiply that by 100 counties in NC, and 50 states, and you start talking real money to detain the unconvicted.

    Matthew Yglesias » More Punishment, Less Prison

  • Francis Burdett and William Mainwaring hinged on the former's exposure of abuses at the Cold Bath Fields 'prison, where unconvicted political detainees held after the suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act were being treated the same as convicted felons.

    Letter 90

  • Oh that is so wonderful, inviting a convicted perjerur to the Congress (which already has more unconvicted ones than it needs) to discuss how to steal more money from the American taxpayer.

    Reid invited Clinton to Hill after consulting with WH

  • This is the culmination of a punitive regime which has gone on for 10 months under which, although untried and unconvicted, he is not allowed to sleep or exercise in his cell during the day, is denied any personal possessions and is barred from conversing with the guards.

    Bradley Manning: Cruel and unusual | Editorial

  • Those conditions, imposed on an unconvicted prisoner who is also a British citizen, have included solitary confinement, repeated waking, enforced sleeping positions and being required every day to parade naked in his cell.

    Letters: Noxious silence on treatment of Manning

  • In early January, Hizbullah leaders were leased from jail allegedly due to a law limiting the arrest period for unconvicted people.

    Release of Radical Group's Leaders Causes Shock in Turkey

  • One supposes that if unconvicted mortgage fraudster Mandelson can do it, anything is possible.

    Hain: Dishonest or Grossly Incompetent. Take Your Pick

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