Innocent party

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Innocent party (Law) a party who has not notice of a fact tainting a litigated transaction with illegality.
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Quotations

  • Daniel Defoe
    Daniel Defoe
    “Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.”

Usage

In literature:

We're trying to manage in such way that no innocent party will suffer.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
Father, Sophia is too much of an innocent to be a party to anything like that.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
The parties went to the Church altar and swore their innocence or the justice of their cause.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
And, above all, is it not very hard upon the innocent party, who has been granted a divorce?
"The Church: Her Books and Her Sacraments" by E. E. Holmes
I could not judge an innocent man guilty and be a party to your unfair action.
"The Ethical Engineer" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey
The rest of the party shared my innocence and my embarrassment.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
There stands your guilty party in that innocent guise.
"The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel" by Mary E. Hanshew
He has probably made up a party with some of the other innocent victims of a corrupt University system.
"Alas!" by Rhoda Broughton
Imagine a frat party the next day, with a lot of innocent bystanders, hookers, muggers and pickpockets.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
The guilty party loses all rights and privileges in the property of the innocent party.
"Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World" by Hyacinthe Ringrose
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In news:

Media Vicitimizes Innocent Tea Party Activist in Colorado Mass Murder.
All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
LAKIN — A 19-year-old man pleaded innocent Tuesday to charges stemming from the stabbing of another teenager at a party on the Fourth of July in southwest Kansas.
Media Vicitimizes Innocent Tea Party Activist in Colorado Mass Murder .
Cerritos Neighbor of 'Innocence of Muslims' filmmaker says family kept to itself, save for an occasional party.
Couple maintains their innocence, say they were falsely arrested at Forsyth Halloween party.
All parties agreed that none of the violations had to do with the content of "Innocence of Muslims ," a film that depicts Mohammad as a religious fraud, pedophile and womanizer.
DON'T… Use force The "bike thief " you attack may be an innocent third party who doesn't know the bike was stolen.
Innocent 3rd party' claims denied by insurer as fraud took place after accident.
Aaron L Kleid, Ahmed Musaed, innocent third party, Jeanne Stempien, Ozoor Driving School, Praetorian Insurance Co.
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In science:

Every day it helps convict the guilty, exonerate the innocent, and reveal the subtleties of real world situations that interested parties may try to hide in biased, oversimplified verbal accounts of what happened.
Improvements to time bracketed authentication
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