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    #1

    it is found/found....

    It seems that it is essential to rectify the sentence below by inserting "the accused is". Otherwise, it doesn't make sense at all because simple past tense should not be used in this circumstance.

    Please advise whether the amendment is correct or not. If not, kindly advise yours. Thanks.

    "This is a demanding standard justified by the fact that the accused is facing the possibility of being imposed criminal penalty if (the accused is) found guilty."

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    Re: it is found/found....

    You do not need the extra words. 'Found' will be read as the third form (past participle) of the verb.

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    Re: it is found/found....

    I agree with Piscean, but I would change "being imposed" to "being subject to a".

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    Re: it is found/found....

    'The accused is' is not needed in 'if found guilty' as 'it is' is not needed in 'if necessary', 'if possible' and 'if convenient'.
    Is it correct?
    Not a teacher.

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