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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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The second, relating to events preceding the actual use of deadly force, alleges that policy and procedural violations leading up to the officer's use of deadly force caused the situation that ultimately justified the officer's use of deadly force.
From there, various associates picked up the packages and sent them to Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and other Midwest locations, court documents allege.
The lawsuit alleges that iPayment's accountants were actively involved in the evaluation of their shares prior to a public offering in March 2003, and perpetrated an arbitrary and fraudulent evaluation to aid its client, iPayment, in the scheme to defraud.
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Even if a plaintiff clears the first hurdle and alleges an injury of constitutional significance, courts must determine whether the violation was clearly established at the time the action occurred.
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But DIC alleges that SRE, ``at its first opportunity,'' tried to back out of the deal to ``either extort a higher payment from DIC than first agreed upon or shop the newly elevated property to third parties,'' the suit states.