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MISCONDUCT. Unlawful behaviour by a person entrusted in any degree: with the administration of justice, by which the rights of the parties and the justice of the, case may have been affected.
     2. A verdict will be set aside when any of the jury have been guilty of such misconduct, and a court will set aside an award, if it has been obtained by the misconduct of an arbitrator. 2 Atk. 501, 504; 2 Chit. R. 44; 1 Salk. 71; 3 P. Wms. 362; 1 Dick. 66.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A special volunteer constable faced a misconduct panel after it was alleged he accessed crime reports "without a proper policing purpose".
"Eliminating sexual misconduct in the workplace could have the extra benefit of contributing to more ethical corporate cultures in general."
Yong filed his originating summons on April 29, asserting that the RCI on judicial misconduct is unconstitutional and in breach of the principle of separation of powers.
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The lawsuit requests that the parties accused of sexual misconduct return all profits, benefits, and other compensation to the company.
A senior officer was suspended earlier this month on suspicion of gross misconduct for allegedly failing to take action when the claims against Hurwood emerged.
The LHC judge filed a review petition against the Supreme Court for inclusion of an IHC judge as SJC member who himself was facing proceedings of misconduct. Earlier, his objection on IHC judge was rejected by SJC and SC.
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The Financial Stability Board (FSB), which coordinates financial regulation for the Group of 20 Economies (G20), has called for new rules to deal with banking misconduct, according to Reuters.
The 42-year-old pleaded not guilty to six charges of misconduct in public office and one of voyeurism.
But after legal dicussion, Merseyside Police bosses have downgraded his "offence" and removed the threat of a gross misconduct charge.