improperly obtained

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  • Part of the money thus improperly obtained was spent for election purposes. Cited from Maxims Of His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, by Wellington
  • Instead families repay the actual amount of improperly obtained benefits.
  • He has also claimed that the State Prosecutor improperly obtained testimony from witnesses under duress.
  • However, he was later acquitted by the British Columbia Supreme Court because the confession had been improperly obtained.
  • Since the consensus was improperly obtained, however, the contract is voidable at the instance of the innocent party.
  • It seems likely, but is not yet certain, that further grounds will be recognised in future, in circumstances where a party's consent to a contract has been improperly obtained.
  • They may employ the use of stolen or altered passports, improperly obtained visas, and bribes to move people from nation to nation until they arrive at their final destination.
  • It was also reported that The Sun improperly obtained medical information on Brown's infant son to publish stories about his diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.
  • Voluntary, deliberate confessions are the most important and satisfactory evidence, but confessions hastily made, or improperly obtained, are entitled to little or no consideration. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • It is alleged that ESS may have improperly obtained confidential information concerning a three-year contract to supply food and water to UN peacekeepers in Liberia.
  • To be thought of as causative factors were defects of environment and possibly heredity, markedly imperfect vision, improperly obtained sex knowledge, and a distinct mental conflict. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
  • By his own account, Frist improperly obtained these cats from Boston animal shelters, falsely telling shelter staff he was adopting the cats as pets.
  • Rarmoul-Bouhadjar is charged with possession of an improperly obtained passport under the Identity Documents Act 2010.
  • Clingman refunded the money, or certificates, which they had improperly obtained from the Treasury, the action was withdrawn, and he was discharged to-day. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • Bridgepoint hadn't returned the improperly obtained student aid to the federal government, and said on a recent report she'd seen that Bridgepoint was "sitting on $130 million" in these types of funds.
  • Neither could Facebook prove any illegal appropriation of the source code, nor was the information accessed by one of the founders of StudiVZ as a registered member of Facebook improperly obtained.
  • An investigation done in 2006 for the US Government Accountability Office determined multiple instances where sellers on eBay may have improperly obtained MREs and sold them to the public for private gain.
  • The Supreme Court has vindicated, however, the right of the State not to be compelled under the full faith and credit clause to give effect to divorces improperly obtained in other States by its own citizens or against a defendant who is a citizen. Cited from Popular Law-making, by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  • For the 2006-2007 award year during which the audit was performed, it is estimated Bridgepoint had not returned $1.1 million in improperly obtained student aid to the federal government.
  • A 2003 lawsuit filed by two former university recruiters alleged that the university improperly obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in financial aid by paying its admission counselors based on the number of students they enrolled, a violation of the Higher Education Act.
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