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defendant
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
a person or institution legally accused or sued in court
  • The policeman who had arrested Roark took the stand to tell how he had found the defendant standing by the electric plunger.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (17% in)
  • They heard the judge state to the prosecutor that the defendant had, in effect, changed his plea: he had admitted his act, but had not pleaded guilty of the crime; an issue of temporary legal insanity was raised; it was up to the jury to decide whether the defendant knew the nature and quality of his act, or, if he did, whether he knew that the act was wrong.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (95% in)
  • They heard the judge state to the prosecutor that the defendant had, in effect, changed his plea: he had admitted his act, but had not pleaded guilty of the crime; an issue of temporary legal insanity was raised; it was up to the jury to decide whether the defendant knew the nature and quality of his act, or, if he did, whether he knew that the act was wrong.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (95% in)

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