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#Not Guilty

# not-guilty - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty after being accused of sex attacks
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# Not Guilty

Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty after being accused of sex attacks

Jul 14th 2022, 10:45 AM 7,094 Views 0 Comments

The 62-year-old appeared at the Old Bailey this morning.

# not-guilty - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

George Gonzaga Bento found not guilty of the murder of Josh Dunne
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# Not Guilty

George Gonzaga Bento found not guilty of the murder of Josh Dunne

Jun 14th 2022, 2:54 PM 86,204 Views 0 Comments

He had been charged with murdering the teenager.

# not-guilty - Monday 16 May, 2022

Woman found not guilty of the murder of her husband outside Wexford home
# Sarah Doyle
# Sarah Doyle

Woman found not guilty of the murder of her husband outside Wexford home

May 16th 2022, 7:00 PM 31,859 Views 0 Comments

Philip Doyle died after he was stabbed twice in the chest.

# not-guilty - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home

Feb 22nd 2022, 5:39 PM 45,859 Views 0 Comments

The 60-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to the offence.

# not-guilty - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 5:17 PM 19,696 Views 0 Comments

The trial is expected to last 12 weeks.

# not-guilty - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Thorbjorn Olesen cleared of sexual assault and now ‘wants to focus on golf’
# Verdict
From The42
# Verdict

Thorbjorn Olesen cleared of sexual assault and now ‘wants to focus on golf’

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 6:48 PM 9,299 Views 0 Comments

Olesen wept in court after he was found 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
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# Not Guilty

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

Feb 5th 2020, 10:45 PM 11,809 Views 43 Comments

He was acquitted of both charges earlier today.

# not-guilty - Friday 13 December, 2019

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

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Dec 13th 2019, 1:52 PM 30,813 Views 0 Comments

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
# Mercy Peters

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

May 8th 2019, 2:35 PM 28,237 Views 0 Comments

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
# Florida
# Florida

Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest

Apr 10th 2019, 10:40 PM 42,840 Views 0 Comments

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
# Verdict
# Verdict

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

Dec 20th 2018, 3:47 PM 21,582 Views 0 Comments

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'
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# Not Guilty

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

Nov 30th 2018, 11:54 AM 40,440 Views 41 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Nov 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 29,924 Views 0 Comments

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
# Court
# Court

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

May 26th 2018, 8:40 AM 18,538 Views 15 Comments

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
# Long Awaited
# Long Awaited

David Drumm pleads not guilty to two charges in Dublin court

Jan 10th 2018, 11:59 AM 29,903 Views 0 Comments

Jury selection is under way.

# not-guilty - Monday 4 December, 2017

'I was hospitalised twice': Jobstown teen describes stress of being convicted over protest
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# Not Guilty

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

Dec 4th 2017, 1:47 PM 36,397 Views 144 Comments

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
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# Not Guilty

Jobstown teen cleared of false imprisonment of Joan Burton on appeal

Dec 4th 2017, 12:15 PM 11,813 Views 78 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 12th 2017, 3:48 PM 11,303 Views 0 Comments

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
# Innocent
# Innocent

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

Sep 18th 2017, 4:33 PM 112,231 Views 427 Comments

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
# Racial Tensions
# Racial Tensions

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

Sep 16th 2017, 5:10 PM 9,775 Views 67 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 7th 2017, 1:45 PM 12,198 Views 0 Comments

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
# Reaction

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

Jun 29th 2017, 2:27 PM 35,202 Views 179 Comments

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
# Verdict
# Verdict

Man acquitted in Dublin Mountains Tinder rape case

Jun 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 62,134 Views 135 Comments

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
# Day 126
# Day 126

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

May 23rd 2017, 1:18 PM 28,647 Views 155 Comments

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
# Day 126
# Day 126

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

May 23rd 2017, 11:59 AM 74,996 Views 256 Comments

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

# not-guilty - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Munster's Saili cleared of any wrongdoing after disciplinary hearing
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From The42
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Munster's Saili cleared of any wrongdoing after disciplinary hearing

Feb 22nd 2017, 3:25 PM 5,359 Views 16 Comments

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
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# Not Guilty

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

Dec 16th 2016, 4:59 PM 25,370 Views 48 Comments

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
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

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

Dec 16th 2016, 1:45 PM 12,227 Views 1 Comment

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
# Verdict
# Verdict

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

Dec 16th 2016, 11:24 AM 43,032 Views 150 Comments

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
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# Not Guilty

Footballer Ched Evans cleared of raping teenager after retrial

Oct 14th 2016, 2:51 PM 55,065 Views 149 Comments

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
# Assassination
# Assassination

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

Jul 27th 2016, 5:43 PM 27,377 Views 42 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jun 20th 2016, 1:36 PM 19,735 Views 29 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 28th 2016, 12:06 PM 12,749 Views 22 Comments

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
# First Case
# First Case

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

May 7th 2016, 11:44 AM 20,629 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Man who killed Dublin grandfather committed to Central Mental Hospital

Feb 15th 2016, 1:22 PM 15,716 Views 7 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Feb 8th 2016, 9:22 PM 26,899 Views 65 Comments

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
# Sligo
# Sligo

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

Dec 11th 2015, 5:44 PM 22,660 Views 38 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 31st 2015, 10:43 PM 25,235 Views 90 Comments

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
# Secret Trial
# Secret Trial

Student weeps in court after being cleared of planning terrorist attack

Mar 26th 2015, 4:00 PM 13,586 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Not Guilty

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

Feb 4th 2015, 8:54 PM 15,439 Views 21 Comments

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

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