legal chicanery

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They are calling in some legal chicanery, and upon that ground they are threatening to turn us out of the house
In the whole vast area of property matters hardly a single whisper of legal chicanery can be heard.
Social media eventually helped bring the underlying story (alleged toxic waste dumping) to light, but the power of such legal chicanery was plain to see.
All the legal chicanery in the world has come to nothing for Mitchell, who must serve every day of his 20 year jail sentence.
So desperate were Channel 4 they attempted by legal chicanery to prevent the complaint going forward.
Stripped of the legal chicanery supporting its creation, the Zionist project is a declaration of war by a powerful segment of Western Jews, with support from Western powers, against the Arabs.
Land acquisition by the white invaders was done through war, broken treaties and legal chicanery.
Jay Gould made cash payment only to Harrington, his lieutenant, and then by some legal chicanery discriminated against the other stockholders of the Automatic Telegraph , allowing them nothing for their stocks.
It is legal chicanery,'' said Shimon Samuels, European director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles.