Vindication is defined as the act of justifying or clearing someone of blame.
In criminal law, the legal finding, by judge or jury, that an accused person is not guilty of the crime he is charged with. Once the acquittal is reached, the defendant may not be prosecuted again for the same criminal act or transaction.
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
Something that excuses; extenuating or justifying factor
(Law) The defensive plea or fact that an accused person was elsewhere than at the scene of the crime with which the person is charged
(Uncountable) The state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
Find another word for exculpation. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for exculpation, like: vindication, acquittal, law, excuse, alibi, self-justification and exoneration.