For example, "if it doesn't fit, you must acquit" was uttered by Simpson's attorney Johnnie Cochran, referring to a glove the prosecution presented as evidence in the trial.
Those who blame Bacon must acquit Essex of all wrong-doing.
The peers a year before could acquit Lord Dacre~ would they have condemned the queen without some show of evidence?
And, though we may acquit Roscellinus of consciously propounding a theory so subversive of all knowledge, his criticism of the doctrine of the Trinity is proof at least of the determination with which he was prepared to carry out his individualism.
The Japanese mission had vanished in blood in 1651; and though many Jesuits died with their converts bravely as martyrs for the faith, yet it is impossible to acquit them of a large share in the causes of that overthrow.