Accused/Charged under

Discussion in 'Legal Terminology' started by La doña, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. La doña Senior Member

    Mexico, Spanish
    Hello everyone,

    Could someone please explain to me what the difference between accused and charged is, and what the equivalents would be in Spanish?

    For instance:
    "Mr. XXX was accused of XXX, and charged under Article 353, Paragraph I of the Criminal Code".

    Gracias :)

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