Definition of Judgment of conviction

1. Noun. (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed. "The conviction came as no surprise"

Exact synonyms: Condemnation, Conviction, Sentence
Generic synonyms: Final Decision, Final Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Murder Conviction, Rape Conviction, Robbery Conviction
Category relationships: Criminal Law
Antonyms: Acquittal
Derivative terms: Convict, Sentence

Lexicographical Neighbors of Judgment Of Conviction

judgment by default
judgment call
judgment calls
judgment day
judgment in personam
judgment in rem
judgment lien
judgment of Solomon
judgment of conviction (current term)
judgment of dismissal
judgment on the merits
judgment on the pleadings
judgment proof

Literary usage of Judgment of conviction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"and declaring the judgment of conviction void and of no effect. ... Judgment of conviction was duly entered upon the verdict and a misdemeanor sentence ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1915)
"An application to a circuit court of appeals for a writ of prohibition forbidding a district judge to vacate a judgment of conviction in a criminal case ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"A judgment of conviction was reversed and the defendant was finally acquitted in ... According to the weight of authority, a judgment of conviction in a ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1900)
"A recital in the record of " judgment accordingly, taxing all costs against defendant," is not a judgment of conviction or any other judgment. Roberts v. ..."

5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"the judgment of conviction upon his appeal.1 And this is ... Where a judgment of conviction has been reversed on appeal, the case remanded for a new trial, ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"... and which, if known in season, would have prevent«! the Judgment challenged; go that the writ will not lie to vacate в judgment of conviction because of ..."

7. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"Record of Judgment of Conviction. [Note 5; add:] Of course the rule about asking the witness before proving a self-contradiction (poet, § 1025) has no ..."

8. The Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of New York by New York (State) (1850)
"Stay of proceedings, on appeal to supreme court, from judgment of conviction. 589. Stay, upon appeal to court of appeals from judgment of supreme court, ..."

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