public wrong

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Initially, citizens sent videos of police personnel at construction sites but later they started sending complaints after they came to know about that Bassi had ordered strict action against concerned policemen if photos of any public wrong doings reached him.
In 1973 he joined the World Council of Churches as director of the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME), bringing to this post, as the late Bishop Lesslie Newbigin said, "a glowing assurance about the gospel and a corresponding desire to share it, a burning compassion for the victims of public wrong, a pastoral care for individual people and a bubbling sense of humour.
Spaking at the presentation, spokesperson Pat Dickens said that government had given the public wrong figures about the number of seals that are in existence.
Defamatory libel attacks the reputation of a specific person-, which is difficult to view as a public wrong.
I'm just hoping that this season of the Late Late Show can prove me - and much of the public wrong - with a series of highoctane, powerful, much talked about interviews.
I soon proved Joe Public wrong, handling the course best to win the most famous of Classics, giving my Italian trainer his second win in the race.
As presented above, legal moralism prima facie licenses the prohibition of all moral wrongs; minimalism requires a public wrong, private wrongs not being the proper subject of criminal prohibition.
The judges were right about his ability and the public wrong to keep voting him back in.
He went on television and said I was running too slow and gave the public wrong information about me.
The sad catalogue of woe has only made Moore, who previously worked with seriously talented fighters such as Riddick Bowe, even more determined to help Harrison prove a sceptical public wrong.
In doing so, he has turned his affair into a public wrong.
17) Thus, for example, while the choice to drive without the use of a seatbelt may adversely affect the shared values and interests of the community so as to be thought a public wrong, rather than simply a private wrong, it may do so in ways that cannot be thought of substantial interest to the state.

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