act illegally

act illegally

verb be derelict, be illegal, be perfidiius, be recalcitrant, break the law, commit a crime, disobey the law, not comply, refuse to obey, repudiate, resist, traverse, trespass, violate, violate the law
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For the most part, Americans have tended to say the president did not act illegally, although in almost every case a majority perceived the president's actions to be either illegal or unethical.
The new treaty enables US authorities to demand information on suspected tax cheats if any bank or its employers are found to act illegally, the report said.
OUTSPOKEN union leader Bob Crow has told workers they will soon have to act illegally in a rousing call for militant action.
"In gaining access to nuclear technology, Iran has been observing international regulations, but if they are going to behave illegally by using the Security Council as a tool and ignore the inalienable right of the Iranian people, we can also act illegally." In what amounts to a mirror of arguments heard in the West, he said anyone who hurts the people's confidence in the officials and the system and make the people pessimistic about the future and promotes division is helping the enemy.
Boiler rooms are unauthorised and act illegally by promoting and selling shares in the UK.
* Connecticut is preparing to sue the federal government, contending that the NCLB Act illegally requires standardized tests, but does not provide funding to create, distribute, and score them.
NORWAY'S alcohol advertising ban has been undermined by a European Free Trade Area (EFTA) Court ruling, which says that the Norwegian Alcohol Act illegally breaks trade freedom rules of the European Economic Area (EEA) agreement.
And I call on all those who believe we have acted illegally in invading Iraq - and continue to act illegally by occupying Iraq - to join us in Pollok on Saturday, October 30.
Ironically, some are selective in support of the law and will act illegally for their cause.
Michael Barrett was prosecuted and fined pounds 15,000 two years ago following a number of complaints but continued to act illegally, the court heard.
The Washington court's decision found that the Boy Scouts of America did not act illegally in barring the two, Roland Pool and Michael Geller.
You are free to plot and scheme to your heart's content, for only when you act illegally does the law take notice.