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wrongful

adjective against the law, bad, criminal, felonious, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, improper, incorrect, iniquitous, iniuriosus, iniustus, lawless, malicious, unauthorized, undue, unfair, unjust, unlawful, unsuitable, wrong
Associated concepts: wrongful act, wrongful conversion, wrongful death, wrongful detention, wrongful discharge, wrongful interference
Foreign phrases: Fictio legis inique operatur alieni damnum vel injuriam.Fiction of law is wrongful if it works loss or harm to anyone.
See also: arrant, blameful, blameworthy, culpable, felonious, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, impermissible, improper, irregular, lawless, onerous, outrageous, peccant, unauthorized, unjust, unlawful, unscrupulous, unwarranted
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Patty Kirby, COO and Head of Client Relations, commented on the wrongful death case, "The indictment brings new attention to the strange circumstances of the death of a young woman years ago.
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As chronicled in the 171-page report by Executive Director Les Garringer, these are the five top causes of wrongful convictions: eyewitness misidentification, false confessions, informants and jailhouse snitches, improper or invalid scientific evidence, and professional irresponsibility.
In other words, the insured committed a wrongful act by not paying the workers' wages.
This comprehensive volume on the wrongful conviction of African American men in the American judicial system provides a detailed collection of statistical data and analysis on specific aspects of these miscarriages of justice that are increasingly being brought to light by advanced DNA testing and other modern review processes.
The bill would create a nine-member commission to investigate cases of wrongful conviction.
AS AN EVER INCREASING NUMBER OF LAWSUITS ARE FOR WRONGFUL DEATH AND/OR FOR INJURIES TO A DECEDENT, DEFENSE COUNSEL ARE SEEKING ALL MEANS TO HAVE SUCH CASES DISMISSED.
It was alleged that public servants of Mumbai Port Trust entered into a criminal conspiracy with others with the intention of causing wrongful pecuniary loss to the Mumbai Port Trust in the matter of allotment of sheds for use by a Mumbai-based private firm under casual occupancy instead of the applicable Scale of Rates (SOR).
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