The defendant was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
The defendant was about to stand trial when he grabbed the deputy's gun and shot the judge.
The presiding judge sentenced the defendant to death.
The decision was in favor of the defendant.
The defendant was sentenced to death.
The defendant will appeal to a higher court.
The defendant denies that he was driving the car at the time of the accident.
Rebecca is one of ten defendants in the mass murder case
A defendant is a person or entity accused of a crime in criminal proceedings or a person or entity against whom some type of civil relief is being sought in a civil case.
... except to benefit the defendant;
The news article painted the defendant as a guilty man, even though he had been proven innocent.
The prosecution condemned the defendant for kidnapping a child.
The defendant is being accused of a litany of criminal and civil offenses.