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Any judgment by a court, considering a jury verdict or a judicial determination of the factual basis for criminal charges, where the defendant is declared not guilty of an offense, or offenses, that have been alleged.
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A judgement or decision made by a judge or a jury that a defendant who has been charged with a crime is not guilty. (1)