Definition of Convicted
1. Verb. (past of convict) ¹
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Definition of Convicted
1. convict [v] - See also: convict
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Literary usage of Convicted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1825)
"In Seven Years from 1810 to 1816, Committed for Trial—Males 8765 Ditto Females ., 3388 Total 12153 Of whom were convicted 7421 Acquitted 2692 No bills found ..."
2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"Andrew Adams was convicted of receiving stolen goods, and sentenced by the jury to serve from 3 to 5 years in the penitentiary, and he brings error. ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1884)
"At the age of nineteen he was arrested, convicted, and imprisoned for larceny. ... It was for this crime that he was brought to trial and convicted of ..."
4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act. or his own confession in open court. SEC. 3. ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Simon Greenleaf (1899)
"No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. ..."
6. A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the by Luke Owen Pike (1873)
"We have seen cited by it: . , , . clerks always how commonly laymen were acquitted ; but if convicted . -11 when tried, it was probable before trial that a ..."
7. Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases by Henry Roscoe (1888)
"... die, or seal, as in the last two preceding sections mentioned, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and being convicted thereof shall be liable, ..."