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  • nounvindication
  • nounliberation

synonyms for exoneration

  • absolution
  • acquittal
  • exculpation
  • pardon
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Often there is more than one cause, with official misconduct cropping up in more than half of all exonerations.
WHAT BILL COSBY’S RELEASE REALLY SAYS ABOUT GETTING A CONVICTION OVERTURNED IN AMERICAJANELL ROSSJULY 7, 2021TIME
Each exoneration took her an average of six years, Nethercott said.
WITH 12 MEN EXONERATED, THE FORCE BEHIND MARYLAND’S INNOCENCE PROJECT HANGS IT UPTIM PRUDENTEJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The 61-year-old retires in June after directing the exoneration program since its inception almost two decades ago.
WITH 12 MEN EXONERATED, THE FORCE BEHIND MARYLAND’S INNOCENCE PROJECT HANGS IT UPTIM PRUDENTEJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The article described how, even after Steese was proven innocent 17 years after his conviction, the Clark County District Attorney’s Office fought his exoneration.
A LAS VEGAS JUDGE APPROVES $1.4 MILLION PAYMENT TO WRONGFULLY CONVICTED MAN WHO SERVED MORE THAN TWO DECADESBY MEGAN ROSEMARCH 2, 2021PROPUBLICA
People are also now more aware of the at least 174 death row exonerations that have occurred since the 1970s, including the exoneration of Virginian Earl Washington, who was released in 2000 after spending 17 years in prison.
WHY IT'S SO SIGNIFICANT THAT VIRGINIA LOOKS SET TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTYMADELEINE CARLISLEFEBRUARY 9, 2021TIME
He told an organization official about the allegations and his exoneration letters.
HE WAS FORCED TO RESIGN AFTER A GOVERNMENT REPORT CRITICIZED HIM. EIGHT YEARS LATER, THE GOVERNMENT TOOK IT BACK.JOE DAVIDSONSEPTEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
His nightmare lasted not a few days, but 2,984 — from the day of his resignation to the day of his exoneration.
HE WAS FORCED TO RESIGN AFTER A GOVERNMENT REPORT CRITICIZED HIM. EIGHT YEARS LATER, THE GOVERNMENT TOOK IT BACK.JOE DAVIDSONSEPTEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They will satisfy you, I think, that the exoneration I seek will be a simple act of justice.
THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOL. II, NO. 6, MARCH, 1885VARIOUS
And there was too the impulse for further self-exoneration, to be assured that she was right, to feel that she was injured.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
The plea of exoneration was that those gifts had been freely accepted without pledging the vote.
ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED (2ND ED.)C. H. THOMAS
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WORDS RELATED TO EXONERATION

  • absolution
  • acquitting
  • amnesty
  • clearance
  • deliverance
  • discharge
  • discharging
  • dismissal
  • dismissing
  • exculpation
  • exemption
  • exoneration
  • freeing
  • liberation
  • pardon
  • release
  • releasing
  • relief from
  • reprieve
  • vindication
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