Misconduct

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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.

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"Do not wake her yet," answered Ulysses, "but tell the women who have misconducted themselves to come to me."
Between January 27, 2014, and December 31, 2016, while serving as an acting police officer employed by Northumbria Police, he wilfully misconducted himself, without reasonable excuse of justification, namely by engaging in a relationship with [a woman], a witness is an investigation in which he was involved to such a degree as to amount to an abuse of the public's trust in a police officer | Misconduct in a public office.
Between January 27, 2014, and December 31, 2016, while serving as an acting police officer employed by Northumbria Police, he wilfully misconducted himself, without reasonable excuse of justification, namely by disclosing confidential information about third parties to [a woman], to such a degree as to amount to an abuse of the public's trust in a police officer.