public wrong

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"The data shows the public aren't yet convinced that these newer forces will become a permanent feature in British politics, although both these parties will be hoping to prove the public wrong, and a strong showing in next week's election could give them momentum and help them stand out in an increasingly crowded field."
Razon is now resorting to feeding the public wrong information to justify his railroading in Congress that could lead to the illegal takeover." Last week, Razon said Iloilo has suffered from poor services, power outages and overcharging of electricity rates under PECO, which has been the island's power distributor for the past 95 years.
The decision whether public and private interest protection should be combined in a single enforcement process will turn in part on pragmatic considerations concerning cost, process efficiencies and the availability within the confines of a given proceeding of access to the information and expertise necessary to make the relevant decision, including relevant calculations of the private harm that a public wrong has done.
'To construe Section 2, Article XI of the Constitution as proscribing a quo warranto petition is to deprive the state of a remedy to correct a 'public wrong' arising from defective or void appointments.
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.
310) or was "in good faith for the purpose of seeking remedy or redress for a private or public wrong" (s.
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.
Sentencing the couple yesterday, Sir Anthony said that their offence was a "public wrong, not just a private matter between you and an insurance company".
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.

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