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defendant
used in Lucky by Sebold

20 uses
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Definition
a person or institution legally accused or sued in court
  • Later she tells cops that she thought it could have been either the defendant or the other guy.
    Chapter Ten (23% in)
defendant = person legally accused of a crime
  • The defendant was Gregory Madison, the plaintiff the People of the State of New York.
    Chapter Eight (9% in)
  • "First up, Alice," he said to me, "you'll be happy to know that the defendant has waived his right to appear."
    Chapter Eight (26% in)
  • There were two uniformed men and another, the attorney for the defendant, Paquette.
    Chapter Nine (23% in)
  • "It's the defendant's right," she said.
    Chapter Nine (61% in)
  • "No," she said, "it goes against the defendant's rights.
    Chapter Nine (62% in)
  • "Rights are weighted on the side of the defendant," Gail said.
    Chapter Nine (65% in)
  • When she returns to S.U. in the fall, she spots defendant on street, and he approaches her and says, "Hey, girl, don't I know you from somewhere?"
    Chapter Ten (22% in)
  • I had a line-up and she ID's wrong guy (who was a dead ringer for defendant and standing right next to him, and who defendant personally requested).
    Chapter Ten (23% in)
  • I had a line-up and she ID's wrong guy (who was a dead ringer for defendant and standing right next to him, and who defendant personally requested).
    Chapter Ten (23% in)
  • Defendant's pubic hair was found to be consistent with one found in her pubic combings.
    Chapter Ten (23% in)
  • "Pursuant to your request," it read in part, "this is to advise you that the above-mentioned captioned defendant has been indicted by the grand jury."
    Chapter Ten (26% in)
  • "The defendant has the right to request a courtroom be closed if he thinks it will rob the witness of support," Gail said.
    Chapter Eleven (30% in)
  • "Let the record reflect that the witness identified the defendant," Mastine said.
    Chapter Eleven (44% in)
  • Do you know which position the defendant was in, in the lineup?
    Chapter Eleven (47% in)
  • Do you know which position the defendant was in, in the lineup?
    Chapter Eleven (48% in)
  • "The attorney for the defendant hadn't let me have my rape—he wouldn't allow me to have my rape center counselor with me."
    Chapter Eleven (49% in)
  • "I would ask this be marked as defendant's exhibit."
    Chapter Eleven (66% in)
  • I would ask that this be marked as defendant's C for identification, the statement made by Alice Sebold on October fifth.
    Chapter Eleven (75% in)
  • How many other black people, besides the defendant, do you see in the room?
    Chapter Eleven (85% in)

There are no more uses of "defendant" in Lucky by Sebold.

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