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#Not Guilty

# not-guilty - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Impeached but acquitted: How a saga fit for reality TV played out in front of a divided US

He was acquitted of both charges earlier today.

# not-guilty - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault Hearing

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault

The Danish golfer, 29, appeared at Isleworth Crown Court today.

# not-guilty - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Journalist found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old.

# not-guilty - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest

McGregor was not present at today’s hearing.

# not-guilty - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Doctor found not guilty of three-year-old son's murder by reason of insanity

Maha Al Adheem pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

# not-guilty - Friday 30 November, 2018

Rita Apine murder trial: Partner found not guilty and told he's 'free to go'

Renars Veigulis of Old Bridge Street in Freshford was accused of killing her.

# not-guilty - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Man, 70, found not guilty of murdering his partner of 36 years in Rathmines self-defence case

Des Duffy told the trial that he was acting in self-defence when he pushed against Dessie Sullivan’s neck on 23 May 2016.

# not-guilty - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital

The offences included two homicides, possession of a firearm and three counts of false imprisonment.

# not-guilty - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

David Drumm pleads not guilty to two charges in Dublin court

Jury selection is under way.

# not-guilty - Monday 4 December, 2017

'I was hospitalised twice': Jobstown teen describes stress of being convicted over protest

Jason Lester said the experience hasn’t put him off protesting – and he’s not ruling out a career in politics.

Jobstown teen cleared of false imprisonment of Joan Burton on appeal

Jason Lester, now aged 18, had been convicted of false imprisonment of the former Labour leader and one of her assistants in the Children’s Court.

# not-guilty - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity

The man admitted to gardaí that he had tried to murder his pregnant sister so she wouldn’t raise her child in Dublin.

# not-guilty - Monday 18 September, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa could be home 'within days' after being found not guilty in Egypt

The hearing of Halawa’s case was delayed 28 times.

# not-guilty - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Protests as ex-police officer in Missouri 'not guilty' in black man's death

The police officer said he had acted in self-defence.

# not-guilty - Friday 7 July, 2017

Man who heard voices found not guilty of girlfriend's murder by reason of insanity

Oisin Conroy told gardaí a voice came in his head saying he had to kill Natalie McGuinness.

# not-guilty - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I'm choking back tears': Relief and vindication after Jobstown not guilty verdict Reaction This post contains videos

'I'm choking back tears': Relief and vindication after Jobstown not guilty verdict

There was jubilation outside the court today as supporters and the accused celebrated the not guilty verdict.

# not-guilty - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man acquitted in Dublin Mountains Tinder rape case

The defendant shouted at gardaí after the jury left the court.

# not-guilty - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'It's a wonderful day': Sean FitzPatrick gives his reaction outside of court

Fitzpatrick’s trial had been the longest-running criminal trial in the history of the State.

Ex-Anglo chair Sean FitzPatrick acquitted of all charges on day 126 of trial

The ex-Anglo chairman’s trial had become the longest in the history of the Irish state.

# not-guilty - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From The42 Munster's Saili cleared of any wrongdoing after disciplinary hearing Not Guilty

Munster's Saili cleared of any wrongdoing after disciplinary hearing

The All Black will be available for this weekend’s clash with Scarlets.

# not-guilty - Friday 16 December, 2016

'Many parents struggle like I did': Bernadette Scully speaks out after court verdict

The 58-year-old was found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter earlier today.

Man who stabbed mother to death with kitchen knife found not guilty by reason of insanity

32-year-old Fionn Braidwood stabbed his mother to death at the family home in Dublin in January 2015.

GP Bernadette Scully found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter

The jury returned the unanimous verdict after deliberating for four hours.

# not-guilty - Friday 14 October, 2016

Footballer Ched Evans cleared of raping teenager after retrial

Evans previously served two-and-a-half years in jail for rape.

# not-guilty - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man

He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.

# not-guilty - Monday 20 June, 2016

Man who killed parents with an axe committed to Central Mental Hospital

His siblings urged families with similar concerns about the mental health of a family member to seek timely intervention.

# not-guilty - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Man who beat his mother to death found not guilty by reason of insanity

Bijan Afshar had pleaded not guilty.

# not-guilty - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Algerian man found not guilty of Cologne New Year's Eve sex assault

The 26-year-old was accused of forming part of a mob who encircled and groped a woman.

# not-guilty - Monday 15 February, 2016

Man who killed Dublin grandfather committed to Central Mental Hospital

Dragos Nica stabbed Michael Gannon while he babysat his grandchildren.

# not-guilty - Monday 8 February, 2016

"He was stone-faced": man found not guilty of murder of Mairead Moran by reason of insanity

Shane Smyth will be detained in the Central Mental Hospital.

# not-guilty - Friday 11 December, 2015

Taxi driver not guilty of impersonating a garda while meeting a prostitute

The trial heard that it is not a criminal offence to use the services of a prostitute or to exchange sex for money.

# not-guilty - Friday 31 July, 2015

Saverio Bellante found not guilty of the murder of Tom O'Gorman by reason of insanity

The jury returned the verdict this afternoon after a short time deliberating.

# not-guilty - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Student weeps in court after being cleared of planning terrorist attack

Journalists were allowed in for small sections of the trial – but they still cannot report on the details.

# not-guilty - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Doctor cleared in Britain's first ever female genital mutilation trial

He was accused of performing an FGM procedure on a woman who gave birth at his hospital in 2012 following damage caused by labour.

# not-guilty - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Graham Dwyer trial will not begin until Thursday

Members of the jury were warned yesterday that details will be difficult for the squeamish.

# not-guilty - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Two little kids get covered in paint, try desperately to pretend nothing is different Red Handed

# not-guilty - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The42 Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process Not Guilty

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process

The English FA found to have ‘damaged the image of Fifa and the bidding process’.

# not-guilty - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The42 Drug charges against Brazilian footballer Adriano dropped Off The Hook

Drug charges against Brazilian footballer Adriano dropped

The striker was charged on Tuesday with buying motorbikes for drug dealers four years ago.

# not-guilty - Monday 6 October, 2014

British millionaire pleads not guilty to murdering young bride on honeymoon in South Africa

Shrien Dewani’s wife was shot dead in 2010.

# not-guilty - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rebekah Brooks says she has been 'vindicated'

In her first comments since Tuesday’s verdict, the one-time head of Murdoch’s British newspaper arm said her thoughts were with colleagues still facing legal action.

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