Exceptional Case Marking
English Masha believes [Jorge to be innocent]. Here the embedded-clause subject Jorge is analyzed as Case-marked by the matrix verb believes.
There are a number of terms for the same construction, but they tend to imply a different analysis:
The term was introduced by Chomsky 1981.
- Chomsky, Noam. 1981. Lectures in Government and Binding. Dordrecht: Foris.