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  1. Marina Gaidar's Avatar
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    #1

    The court pleads you guilty

    Does it sound propper "The court pleads you guilty"? Or I should use another verb here? Like "The court finds you guilty". This phrase is supposed to be said by a judge to a defendant.

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    Re: The court pleads you guilty

    A court does not plead. A person pleads their guilt or innocence. A court finds you guilty or innocent.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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