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Synonyms for prosecute

take someone to court

Synonyms

  • take someone to court
  • try
  • sue
  • summon
  • indict
  • do
  • arraign
  • seek redress
  • put someone on trial
  • litigate
  • bring suit against
  • bring someone to trial
  • put someone in the dock
  • bring action against
  • prefer charges against

Synonyms for prosecute

to institute or subject to legal proceedings

to begin and carry through to completion

Synonyms for prosecute

conduct a prosecution in a court of law

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bring a criminal action against (in a trial)

carry out or participate in an activity

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He said the current set up where the Anti Corruption Commission only investigates cases before sending them to the Prosecutor General who in turn has to decide whether to prosecute or not before sending the cases to the courts--was not working.
For now we have these three levels; the Anti Corruption Commission investigates, after investigations they give the dockets to the Prosecutor General, the Prosecutor General has to make a decision after that whether to prosecute or not to prosecute.
Cooley, 56, has touted the successes of several high-profile cases, including the conviction of former Symbionese Liberation Army ``soldier'' Kathleen Soliah and the creation of special divisions to prosecute corruption in government and the justice system.
He didn't deliver on his campaign promise to prosecute bad cops coming out of Rampart,'' Pacheco said.
Article IV refers to the law under the Mexican Federal Penal Code that permits Mexican federal authorities to prosecute Mexican nationals who commit crimes in foreign countries or to prosecute other nationals who commit crimes against Mexican citizens outside of Mexico.
prosecutors' requests for extradition often fail to meet this exceptional circumstances threshold, officials may choose to forego prosecution in their jurisdiction and surrender their right to prosecute to Mexican federal authorities.
Ironically, from the time an individual first comes into contact with the federal criminal justice system until the time that individual leaves the federal criminal justice system, the only person that he or she comes into contact with -- who is not afforded law enforcement retirement benefits -- is the AUSA who prosecutes him or her.
Of the nearly 10,000 color of law complaints received each year, DOJ prosecutes only about 30 police officers.
In 1957, President Eisenhower mandated that DOJ prosecute civil rights violations, to include police misconduct, thus, allowing uniform application of civil rights law across the nation.
It makes no difference to me as to which agency prosecutes the case.
s Office is the best agency to prosecute cases arising under state laws, while the U.
The firm also prosecutes corporate and shareholder litigation, consumer protection and other areas of complex litigation.
Pete Wilson included a crackdown on statutory rape as part of his program to attack teen pregnancy, Santa Clara County is on its way to nearly doubling the number of those cases it prosecutes annually.
We're getting the word out to law enforcement that these children are being victimized and that we want to stop the exploitation of children,'' said JoAnne McCracken, the deputy district attorney who prosecutes and tracks those cases.