abuse of power

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  • Info Abuse of Power is a novel written by radio talk show host Michael Savage.
  • Sir, the danger of the abuse of power is nothing to a private man. Cited from Life Of Johnson, V2, by Boswell, ed. Birkbeck Hill
  • In a moment of victory it is difficult not to make an abuse of power. Cited from History of the French Revolution, by F.A.M Mignet
  • He also linked the idea of a leadership structure directly to abuse of power.
  • The friends soon realize that their abuse of power comes at a cost.
  • The congress saw this as abuse of power and ordered his capture.
  • He no doubt thought that an abuse of power! Cited from North America, Vol. 2, by Anthony Trollope
  • Up to now they have not committed any act of violence or abuse of power against the religious community.
  • Another officer had been accused of abuse of power during an arrest.
  • The latter case led more easily to abuses of power.
  • It provides a good example of the abuse of power which eventually led to their downfall.
  • An institution so mysterious and wide-spread as this could not exist without some degree of abuse of power. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 5, by Charles Morris
  • They accused the elected government of massive corruption and abuse of power for its own advantage.
  • This followed growing pressure after incidents of ongoing abuse of power were reported.
  • Meanwhile, if my proposition interests you, will you take my word for the place and for the abuse of power? Cited from The Penalty, by Gouverneur Morris
  • Our county government is near enough to the people to be kept in general from gross abuses of power. Cited from Civil Government in the United States, by John Fiske
  • A frequent theme of his films is the abuse of power.
  • Abuse of power involves the corruption that can be within the criminal justice system.
  • Abuse of power is very common in some countries and this can be directly related to a lack of media transparency.
  • Finally, such strong government influence over labor could lead to an abuse of power, favoring certain unions.
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