formal accusation
index indictment, information (charge)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • bring a formal accusation against — index indict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make formal accusation against — index denounce (inform against), indict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accusation — ac·cu·sa·tion /ˌa kyə zā shən/ n 1: a formal charge of wrongdoing, delinquency, or fault the accused shall enjoy the right...to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation U.S. Constitution amend. VI compare allegation …   Law dictionary

  • formal charge — index accusation, information (charge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • formal complaint — index charge (accusation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accusation — /ikyszeyshan/ A formal charge against a person, to the effect that he is guilty of a punishable offense, laid before a court or magistrate having jurisdiction to inquire into the alleged crime. See accuse indictment information …   Black's law dictionary

  • accusation — /ikyszeyshan/ A formal charge against a person, to the effect that he is guilty of a punishable offense, laid before a court or magistrate having jurisdiction to inquire into the alleged crime. See accuse indictment information …   Black's law dictionary

  • accusation — A declaration or statement that another person is guilty of some offense or misconduct. A formal charge of the commission of a crime, such as a complaint, information, or affidavit. Informing accused of nature and contents of charge. 21 Am J2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Criminal accusation — A criminal accusation is the process of declaring one s belief in another s liability for that other s criminal action(s). A criminal accusation may be informally made through a declaration made to the public at large (generally through news… …   Wikipedia

  • libel of accusation — A formal accusation charging a person with the commission of a criminal offense; an indictment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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