• (noun): The continuance of something begun with a view to its completion.
    Synonyms: pursuance
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on prosecution:

Toa Payoh Ritual Murders - Trial - Judiciary, Prosecution, and Defence
... Tan, with Lim's and the police's permission, used $10,000 of the $159,340 (US$4,730 of US$75,370) seized from the trio's flat to engage J ... B ...
Sirhan Sirhan - Prosecution - Motives
... The next day, on June 6, the Los Angeles Times printed an article, which discussed Sirhan's motive for the assassination, confirmed by the memos Sirhan wrote to himself ... Jerry Cohen, who authored the article, stated When the Jordanian nationalist, Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, allegedly shot Kennedy, ostensibly because of the senator's advocacy of U.S ...
Lawrence Ang
... During his time as CAD Director, Ang headed the prosecution for cases such as that of former Member of Parliament Choo Wee Khiang and Barings Bank trader ... In 2001, he presented the prosecution's case against three men—Wan Kamil Mohamed Shafian, 34 Ibrahim Mohamed, 35 and Rosli Ahmat, 30—who had stabbed taxi ... Leng How over the murder of Huang Na, he opened the case by outlining the prosecution's argument that Huang Na had been sexually assaulted ...
Lies (evidence) - England and Wales
... In England, if the prosecution seeks to rely on the fact that the defendant lied (for example, to police), it is sometimes necessary for the judge to give a direction to the jury (known as a Lucas ... The direction is not used where the prosecution attempts to show that the defendant committed the crime, and, if the jury find the defendant guilty, this would ... The direction "comes into play when the prosecution say, or the judge envisages that the jury may say, that the lie is evidence against the accused in effect using it as an implied ...

More definitions of "prosecution":

  • (noun): The institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior.
    Synonyms: criminal prosecution
  • (noun): The lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant.

Famous quotes containing the word prosecution:

    The prosecution of [Warren] Hastings, though he should escape at last, must have good effect. It will alarm the servants of the Company in India, that they may not always plunder with impunity, but that there may be a retrospect; and it will show them that even bribes of diamonds to the Crown may not secure them from prosecution.
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)