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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -3°C

# Acquittal

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# Courts
Man acquitted of raping niece faces retrial after rare overturn order from court
The 46-year-old man was found not guilty of rape and sexual assault earlier this year.
# Central Criminal Court
83-year-old American man acquitted of raping teenager in Limerick hotel
The teenager, who is also American, was on holidays with the man, to whom she is related, in Ireland at the time.
# can't pimp your ride
Official: This man is not a pimp
Dominique Strauss Khan, the former head of the IMF, was acquitted of pimping charges this morning.
# Trayvon Martin
God is the only judge I have to answer to --- George Zimmerman
In a new interview, Zimmerman told CNN he saw himself as a victim and scapegoat — and that God would be his ultimate judge.
# Lithuania
Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned
The Lithuanian appeals court cited Britain and Ireland’s refusal to cooperate with prosecutors as a reason for the lack of evidence in linking Campbell with the Real IRA.
# Trayvon
Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder
The verdict has sparked outrage and protests across a number of US cities.