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REPRIMAND, punishment. The censure which in some cases a public office pronounces against an offender.
     2. This species of punishment is used by legislative bodies to punish their members or others who have been guilty of some impropriety of conduct towards them. The reprimand is usually pronounced by the speaker.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Gorokhovsky, who is representing himself, filed an answer asking the court either to find that no rule violations had been committed and dismiss the charges or, should they find rule violations had indeed been committed, to impose only a private reprimand.
New Delhi [India], Sep 17 ( ANI ): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reprimanded Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for messing up Kartarpur corridor, Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal tweeted on Monday.
"Our Cabinets keeps track of each minister, what work they have done, why they were reprimanded. They will be fired if no results will be shown," Isakov said.
OFFENCE -- Senior officials in nexus with arms dealers sold around 17 weapons PUNISHMENT-- Forfeiture of pay hike and seniority ranging from three to one year and " severe reprimand" OFFENCE-- As many as 46 officers sold weapons without authority's sanction PUNISHMENT-- Forfeiture of pay hike and seniority of two years and fine of ` 500 OFFENCE -- As many as 25 officers posted in Indian Military Training Team ( IMRAT), Bhutan, imported ammunition in excess of their authorisation PUNISHMENT-- a note of severe displeasure LET OFF LIGHTLY Court was giving verdict in a PIL filed in 2007 by lawyer Arvind Sharma, who alleged " widespread nexus" involving Army officers and arms dealers.
Seminole County Judge Ralph Eriksson was publicly reprimanded by the Florida Supreme Court after the Judicial Qualifications Commission found that Judge Eriksson "punished a defendant for exercising a legitimate legal right." In another matter, the JQC found Judge Eriksson's demeanor to be "cavalier and insensitive." Additional conduct, by Judge Eriksson, was found "particularly disturbing."
The figures have shown in Middlesbrough 2,730 children out of every 100,000 received their first reprimand, warning, conviction, or PND in 2008/09, a rise from the previous year.
The bank was reprimanded for insider trading, fraud and misleading investigators at the bank's branch in Geneva in 2007.
Public reprimands have been ordered for the following offenses: failure to "act with reasonable diligence and promptness in the representation" of clients; failure to "promptly comply with reasonable requests for information" from clients; failure to "respond, in writing, to an official inquiry by Bar Counsel when the Bar was conducting an investigation" into the attorney's conduct; failure to follow "minimum trust accounting procedures; and failure to closely supervise a paralegal's work."
A teacher who made up a false degree when applying for a head's job has been reprimanded by his professional body.
Proposed Section 10.50(a), in a significant expansion of current Section 10.50, permits the Treasury Secretary to publicly reprimand or censure practitioners (in addition to suspending or disbarring them) after notice and opportunity for hearing.
A teenage refugee whose family has been 'living in a state of terror' on an inner city housing estate yesterday won the High Court's permission to challenge a police reprimand.
The reprimands were finalized during special trials to determine planned disciplinary action for the judges.