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a charging of someone with a misdeed

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a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense

an accusation of wrongdoing

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This work confirmed that McDonnell Douglas engaged in no wrongdoing and has led to this resolution which involves no criminal charges, dismissal of the indictment and a civil fine based only on McDonnell Douglas' strict liability for the actions of others.
Douglas Elliott "until the outstanding criminal charges brought against (him) in Ontario are resolved to the satisfaction of the exchange.
It would be unprecedented for the parent companies or main banking arms of so many major banks to plead guilty to criminal charges in a coordinated action.
Gupta's attorney, Gary Naftalis, made no comment on possible criminal charges, but he issued a statement echoing his previous comments that Gupta committed no wrongdoing.
Where a doctor or nurse has been so negligent that an obvious crime has been committed, they already know they could face criminal charges.
Generally, prosecutors have the option (1) to decline criminal prosecution altogether, (2) to enter into plea negotiations with the company, (3) to pursue a criminal charge against the entity through a trial and either conviction or acquittal, or (4) to enter into a deferred prosecution arrangement.
The proposed change would have members report any criminal charge, felony, or misdemeanor, as well as any criminal conviction.
A Labour Party spokesman said: "The Labour Party's general secretary has issued Eric Illsley with a suspension following the CPS's announcement of criminal charges against him.
to sift through the piles of evidence and, in four months, determine whether flaws in design or construction were so egregious that bringing criminal charges would be justified.
The accusations erupted as Delgadillo announced filing misdemeanor criminal charges, as well as a civil lawsuit, against Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Bellflower for improperly discharging a 63-year-old homeless woman on Skid Row last March.
Yesterday, Greater Manchester Police said none of the nine officers who resigned were to face criminal charges because of 'insufficient evidence'.
ACCOUNTING giant Arthur Andersen faced criminal charges last night for their role in the financial collapse of US energy giant Enron.
Knott was entitled to the award under the Hyde Amendment, a three-year-old law allowing defendants found innocent of federal criminal charges to seek reimbursement of legal fees.
VENEZUELA'S consumer protection agency, the INDECU, is demanding that criminal charges be filed against manufacturer Bridgestone over defective tyres linked to at least 46 road deaths.
Police worked 130 hours of overtime, received 89 additional related calls for service, and filed 21 criminal charges.