What are defendants?

Some articles on defendants, defendant:

Supreme Court Of Christmas Island - Notable Cases
... In April 1988 the court tried two defendants concerning the murder of Tan Soo Cher (Tan) ... The defendants were alleged to have approached Tan in the hope of borrowing money ... On the defendants’ version of events, Tan refused and brandished a knife ...
Solingen Arson Attack Of 1993 - Defendants
... The defendants were Felix Köhnen, a 16 year old student at the time of the crime ... His father was a doctor active in the peace movement and his mother an architect active in environmentalist causes ...
Lehman, Lee & Xu - Controversy Over Fraud in United States
... filed by United States clients of the firm, alleged that defendant Lehman fraudulently induced the plaintiffs and their investors to deposit approximately $1.2 million into an escrow account with the ... depositing the money in the escrow account, they began to lose confidence that the defendants were in fact performing the services agreed to ... The defendants then allegedly refused the plaintiffs’ request that their money be returned to them and ceased responding to the plaintiffs’ further ...
Sivas Massacre - Aftermath
... A total of 124 out of the 190 defendants were charged with "attempting to establish a religious state by changing the constitutional order" and were indicted on charges. 26 December 1994 a verdict was reached in the case of the 124 defendants 15 years in prison for 22 suspects, 10 years in prison for 3 defendants, 3 years and 9 months for 54 ... The remaining 33 defendants were charged with 35 counts of murder ...
Murder Of Jan Pawel And Quiana Jenkins Pietrzak - Criminal Trials
... On April 3, at a preliminary hearing for the four defendants, prosecutors alleged that the motivation for the crime was financial, not racial ... County Superior Court Judge Judith Clark ordered the four defendants to be tried for the deaths of the Pietrzaks ... criminal proceedings to resume against Sykes and his co-defendants ...