Allegation


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Allegation

In law, a claim that a party to a proceeding makes and states that he/she is able to prove. For example, one may allege in a lawsuit that another party has committed fraud. If the second party is found liable for fraud, one is said to have proven one's allegation.
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NEARLY 150 allegations of sexual, emotional and physical abuse were made against foster carers in the West Midlands last year - but most are unfounded.
In his address he said, "Various people made allegations against me saying I ran away from Sri Lanka when I was recently for official work.
'During the meeting, the EU declared that it stands ready to receive precise information that would enable it to further evaluate and verify the allegations. Should the allegations be established, the EU immediately would take full legal action,' the EU said.
It's just an allegation. Nothing has been proved as of yet.
Preckwinkle said she learned on Friday of "an allegation that my Chief of Staff, John Keller, had engaged in inappropriate behavior on his personal time.
Durham Constabulary took an average of 120 working days to locally investigate an allegation, and 58 working days to resolve them.
It said Liew, who is the de facto Law Minister, was merely explaining that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) would investigate the allegation 'if there is evidence'.
They said that the Pindi bar had invited him to deliver a lecture on ethics in order to teach young lawyers and they had nothing to do with his allegations.
The legal notice said that the allegation leveled by Imran Khan exposed the two MPAs to serious threats by their respective supports and those affiliated with them and highly provocative leading to a direct clash with many of political workers.
Mike Feinberg, co-founder of the charter school network KIPP, was fired on Thursday following an independent investigation that found "credible evidence" related to three allegations of sexual misconduct.
Hoover denied the harassment allegation but said he sent consensual yet inappropriate text messages.
The Old Vic theatre in London said on Thursday it had received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey from 20 men who came into contact with him at the theatre, or in connection with it, between 1995 and 2013.