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That alibi wasn’t presented in court by his defense, which the family claims was incompetent.
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None of the six were ever arrested, and most of the evidence—including a bloodied sheet and two witness statements that supposedly corroborated alibis of the priests—were destroyed in the 1980s.
DESTROYED EVIDENCE, TWISTED ALIBIS, AND DEAD PRIESTS AT CENTER OF AUSTRALIAN MURDER INQUIRYBARBIE LATZA NADEAUSEPTEMBER 27, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Any courtroom prosecutor would recognize these points as a circumstantial case for “consciousness of guilt,” the legal concept that covers actions like faking an alibi, destroying evidence, or threatening a witness.
THEY CALLED IT A CONSPIRACY THEORY. BUT ALINA CHAN TWEETED LIFE INTO THE IDEA THAT THE VIRUS CAME FROM A LAB.ANTONIO REGALADOJUNE 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Since 2008, companies like No Lie MRI and Cephos have raced to develop adequate research to use fMRI in lie detection, offering their services to legal defendants looking to validate their alibis.
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Cruz and his lawyers later presented alibi witnesses and offered evidence that Cruz’s case had been tainted by the work of unscrupulous detectives.
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In 1824, then a judge at Alencon, he helped render an alibi decision in favor of Victurnien d'Esgrignon, who really was guilty.
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That profound thinker, Mr Tony Weller, was never so correct as in his views respecting the value of an alibi.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
“Of course you know Cap swore an alibi for you against that suspicion Conrad tried to head your way,” she stated a bit anxiously.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
But, unhappily, each alibi would have been almost equally compromising.
ANGLING SKETCHESANDREW LANG
Later the doctor was able to prove an alibi which cannot be shaken.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALIBI

  • action
  • alibi
  • allegation
  • apology
  • argument
  • cause
  • claim
  • cop-out
  • explanation
  • extenuation
  • fish tale
  • justification
  • mitigation
  • out
  • palliation
  • pleading
  • pretext
  • rationalization
  • right
  • song and dance
  • story
  • vindication
  • whitewash
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