Translation of defence in Spanish:

defence

noun

British

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    • So in one sense there would be very few defamation cases where a defence of qualified privilege could be raised.
    • It is clear law that in any context in which consent of the injured party is a defence to what would otherwise be a crime or a civil wrong, the consent must be real.
    • The defendant was taking the moral high ground by volunteering for imprisonment in defence of his position.
    • Their defense played a huge role in helping them reach the playoffs for the third time in Edwards' four seasons.
    • There's a danger that this stand in defence of reason could be subsumed by some of the other unreasonable trends of our time.
    • It is a defence for an accused person to prove that his conduct was reasonable in the circumstances of the case.
    • Duress has been recognised as a general defence to all crimes except treason and murder.
    • The only defence remaining alive at present is, therefore, I suggest, the disputed decision about qualifying privilege.
    • The county court upheld her suspension, and at the end of November the state's supreme court refused to hear the case she had lodged in defence of free speech.
    • Others suggested that he was at fault for trying to present an alibi defense.
    • He is the most consistent player on defense, and the team can't afford to lose him.
    • Were they standing firm in defence of our traditional country sports?
    • As in sport, T.J. was always ready to stand his ground in defence of his sincerely held beliefs.
    • Surely that is enough reason for our elected representatives to act in defence of our safety?
    • A lot of players won't play defense [if they're not scoring].
    • It may be said that there is an evidentiary onus on an accused person in raising a defence of alibi.
    • As in America, the citizens' militia was an integral part of a patriot ideology that extolled the right of a free people to bear arms in defence of liberty.
    • Cochin Port Trust did not click as a team and ICF played a fast and neat game, but it needs taller players to survive in defence.
    • If successful such a defence leaves the third party liable to conviction on the basis of strict liability.
    • It is a battle in defence of reason and objectivity, the very basis of all scientific enquiry.
    • She was adamant that her brother had fallen in defence of our two countries, the land of his birth and England, the land of his ancestors.
    • My article was rather a statement not just in my own defence, but in defence of the whole tradition of the kind of fiction that I belong to.
    • But the Crown may just decide to go ahead and prosecute for murder, which itself allows the accused a defence of insanity that can lead to acquittal.
    • In defamation the falsity of the libel or slander is presumed; but justification is a complete defence.
    • The White Sox usually rank near the bottom of the league in team defense but have reversed that trend.
    • Their second defence is that they were trying to prevent a crime, a defence allowed under the Criminal Law Act 1967.
    • Given the way the accused conducted his defence, and the evidence, we do not think that any miscarriage of justice has occurred in this particular case.
    • The defendant has entered a substantive defence pleading justification and qualified privilege.
    • It is important that people support this case financially so that a precedent in defence of our rights can be established.
    • Good goal keeping and a solid defence prevented Oakworth getting an equaliser.
    • This is a common law claim for damages which is subject to a defence of mitigation.
    • We will match their determination with our own; we will be as resolute as they are fanatical; as strong in defence of good as they are hell-bent on doing evil.
    • The Colombia goalkeeper marshalled a defence that conceded 21 goals in 34 league games.
    • In defence Ilkley were largely solid and Ashton, Mark Houlston David Taylor and Beaumont all had good games.
    • Automatism is often regarded as a defence to crime rather than as an essential component of criminal conduct.
    • But we need to go much further in defence of freedom.
    • Truth is a defence for libel; civil suits are decided on the balance of probability, not beyond reasonable doubt.
    • One player is not going to score all the goals, be the toughest player, play defense and stop the puck.
    • This poses an important test for those of us who want to make a consistent stand in defence of liberties during the second term.
    • All they were doing was acting in their own defence and in defence of each other.
    • Unlike the police, they act only in defence of private places.
    • In defence Kirkby looked solid thanks to their experienced and physical back four.
    • It is clear from the cases that the breach by the plaintiff is a complete defence to a claim that the defendant failed to perform its promise.
    • In its defence the Third Party has admitted liability by the defendant but denies any obligation for contribution or indemnity.
    • The defendant shall then be invited to respond by presenting his defence and may also call witnesses in support.
    • At our meeting, Mr. Hansen presented a number of rationales in defence of the proposed increase in holding capacity.
    • One of these standards is that an accused person must be given full opportunity to present his defence.
    • At present, the law allows homeowners to use only ‘reasonable force’ in defence of themselves and their homes.
    • The first tablet was unveiled in the Parish Church some months ago and is a memorial to the brave fellows who lost their lives in defence of their country's interests.
    • Weak play on defense and special teams have made it difficult to be patient with the running game.