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indictment

(ĭn-dīt′mĕnt)
First step in criminal procedure; a written accusation or charge that identifies the alleged offense that must be proved at trial, beyond a reasonable doubt, in order to convict the defendant.
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When the question of whether to indict or return a no true bill is presented, all grand jurors have the right to comment on the evidence and to express their views of the matter.
He added that he could understand the human error that led prosecutor, judge and defense attorney to overlook the "no true bill.
He noted that "normally, if a prosecutor sees a grand jury about to return a `not true bill,' he pulls the charges back and refiles," perhaps as lesser charges.
The true bill may never be known but it is obvious that the image of the M6, as it skirts Birmingham, as a never-ending nightmare of roadworks and queuing traffic will soon be sufficiently damaging to dissuade companies from moving here.
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It suggests the true bill for these forces could be well over pounds 30million.
Not the prosecutor, even though he signed the document 1 inch below the line that said `Not a True Bill,'" Richkind said outside the courtroom Tuesday.
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