allegation


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(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)

statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

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Regulatory authorities have fully investigated the matter and have found no substance in the allegations of money laundering.
Mike Feinberg, co-founder of the charter school network KIPP, was fired on Thursday following an independent investigation that found "credible evidence" related to three allegations of sexual misconduct.
Binay also has a separate libel case filed against the senator for the same allegation.
McCann, whose career included spells at Bolton, Everton and Aston Villa as well as Sunderland, must answer four allegations of perjury and one of fraud.
Upholding the allegation of malpractice, the panel recommended that a referral was made to the WJEC exam board, with a copy sent to the Local Education Authority.
A Scotland Yard spokesman did not name the performer, but said: "There remains one outstanding allegation originally referred to Operation Yewtree that falls outside UK jurisdiction which has been referred to the relevant authority.
A study uncovered a total of 377 allegations against school staff in nursery, primary and secondary schools in the region over the last three academic years.
Some of these allegations relate to activity on BBC premises in the 1960s and 70s.
Defendants admit the allegation of paragraph 6 of the Amended Complaint.
It is the first time that 'breach of code C' complaints have overtaken assault allegations against officers.
Additionally, this type of analysis can help substantiate or dispute the allegation that the film was not adequately promoted.
The statement continued, "Details of the allegation have not been made known to Sweet & Maxwell but the company believes it concerns certain subscription-related customer refunds.
The statute mandates that the status report include "the number of officers against whom an allegation of unreasonable force was made; the number of allegations of unreasonable force made against each such officer; [and] the number of police officers against whom disciplinary charges were filed on the basis of allegations of unreasonable force.
The court held that the alleged conduct of the county in failing to equip the jail with audiovisual equipment to monitor inmates failed to support a claim against the county, absent an allegation that the failure caused, or in any way contributed to, the inmate's death.
In response to allegations that INS detainees were held in isolation, Bergeron says, "I don't even see that as an allegation.