Roleset id: acquit.01 , relieve of guilt, Source: , vncls: , framnet: acquit.01: ACQUIT-V NOTES: Based on WSJ, automatic expansion via verbnet. VN updated by Julia. Member of Vncls free-80-1. (from acquit.01-v) ACQUITTAL-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from acquittal.01-n)
Arg0-CAU: remover of guilt (vnrole: 80-1-cause)
Arg1-DIR: (un)guilty party (vnrole: 80-1-source)
Arg2-PPT: explicit mention of guilt (vnrole: 80-1-theme)
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: infinitive
Ultimately, [that carefully picked jury]-1 deadlocked with a 10-2 vote *trace* *trace*-1 to acquit, and the prosecution decided not to retry the case.
Arg0: *trace*-1 (= that carefully picked jury)
Example: passive transitive
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle
Although Mr. Hastings had been acquitted *trace* by a jury, lawmakers handling the prosecution in Congress had argued that the purpose of impeachment isn't to punish an individual.
Arg1: *trace* (= Mr. Hastings)
Arg0: by a jury
Example: all args
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle
Mr. Hastings's case was particularly nettlesome because it marked the first time a federal official was impeached and removed from office on charges [of which]-1 a jury had acquitted him *trace*.
Arg0: a jury
Arg2: *trace* (= of which)
Argm-slc: which -> charges