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Word: allege

Definition: state without proof

Sentences Containing 'allege'

A January 2009 Report on Business article by Brent Jang describes a Bahamian entity called Dempsey Investment Corp., which some of Pocklington's creditors and their lawyers allege is controlled by Pocklington.
According to Lawrence, following earlier alleged threats from Chan, on 5 April 2005 Sukumaran met with Si Yi Chen, Martin Stephens, and Lawrence at a Sydney hotel where police allege drug smuggling tools such as sealable plastic bags, medical tape, elastic waist bands and skin tight bike shorts were stuffed into the bags of Stephens and Lawrence.
An inquest came to the conclusion that she committed suicide in 1967, but in 2002 an ex-lover of Reggie Kray came forward to allege that Frances was actually murdered by a jealous Ronnie.
Another documentary made by Venezuelans Wolfgang Schalk and Thaelman Urgelles, "X-Ray of a Lie", discusses what they allege as manipulation of the Irish production of "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised".
Appellees are New York City residents receiving financial aid under the federally assisted Aid to Families with Dependent Children program or under New York State's general Home Relief program who allege that officials administering these programs terminated, or were about to terminate, such aid without prior notice and hearing, thereby denying them due process of law.
Both Vance and Ertel were interrogated under suspicion of gun running and both allege that they were tortured.
British media allege six errors on the part of the aircrew: The audio track includes debate around the identity of the targets and the order, from the FAC, to disengage identifying a likely "blue-on-blue" incident.
Cited sources (with relevant quotes) allege the organizations in this list to be or have significant characteristics of a secret police organization: systematic operation without or with limited judicial oversight and other accountability mechanisms.
For nature (as the physicians allege) having intended the superior anterior orifice only for the intromission of solids and liquids, and the inferior posterior for ejection, these artists ingeniously considering that in all diseases nature is forced out of her seat, therefore, to replace her in it, the body must be treated in a manner directly contrary, by interchanging the use of each orifice; forcing solids and liquids in at the anus, and making evacuations at the mouth.
Furthermore, some authors who have insisted on the "crisis of the nation-state" allege that nationality and citizenship are becoming separate concepts.
Gijsbrecht changed sides when opportune, and some accounts allege him to have been involved in Floris's later capture and assassination.
He goes on to allege that "S" was certified insane by Gull and placed in a private mental home, from which he escaped and committed the last, and most brutal, murder of Mary Jane Kelly in November 1888.
Heidegger (1935–1936) and Schockel (1998) respond to critics of this model of interpretation who allege it is a case of invalid reasoning by asserting that "any" form of reflection or interpretation must oscillate between particular and general, part and whole.
Human rights groups allege that the Indian armed forces under the protection of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 have carried out a large amount of rapes in the Nagaland, Assam and Manipur provinces.
In a 1992 article in the journal "Clinical Chemistry", then president of The National Council Against Health Fraud, William T. Jarvis, wrote: For those in the practice of any medicine, to allege quackery is to level a serious objection to a particular form of practice.
In other words, the critics allege that Marx drew conclusions that actually do not follow from his theoretical premises.
Many residents allege that the provincially-delivered water is a cause of rashes and other health problems.
Not only do they believe one can only know the world through the words one uses to describe it, but also that "whenever people try to establish a certain reading of a text or expression, they allege other readings as the ground for their reading".
Police allege the syndicate recruited Korean women through deception about the conditions under which they would be employed, organized their entry into Australia under false pretenses, confiscated their travel documents, and forced them to work up to 20 hours a day in a legal Sydney brothel owned by the syndicate."
Previously the police would have to allege assault occasioning actual bodily harm, which was arrestable, in order to detain the suspected assailant in borderline cases.
Some sources allege that several meetings between top Iraqi operatives and bin Laden took place, but these claims have been disputed by many other sources, including most of the original intelligence agencies that investigated these sources in the first place.
Statements made by Weir in his affidavit allege that McConnell had been set up by British Military Intelligence.
The article goes on to allege that the preacher and spiritualist Robert James Lees played a leading role in the physician’s arrest by using his clairvoyant powers to divine that the Whitechapel murderer lived in a house in Mayfair.
The court clarified that Oklahoma courts have yet to recognize the validity of a trespass to chattels claim based on an electronic intrusion to a computer system, but if it were to recognize it, the plaintiff would need to allege more than nominal damages, which in this case it had not.
The court was told Marcus had a tattoo of a clenched fist across his back, which police allege indicates his membership of dlasthr.
The Fourth Circuit in "Omega World Travel v. Mummagraphics, Inc." also followed "Intel", although this resulted in granting a motion for summary judgment for the defendant because the plaintiff did not allege any actual damage on its computer system.
The greater part of foreign bills of exchange must be paid in bank money, that is, by a transfer in the books of the bank; and the directors of the bank, they allege, are careful to keep the whole quantity of bank money always below what this use occasions a demand for.
The lawsuits allege that informed consent was not acquired before these experimental procedures and that none of the required funding or approvals can be found for any such research with either the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
The reports continued to allege that team owner Ralph Wilson, Jr. wanted Losman benched so that he could not reach the statistical milestones needed for his bonus.
The soldiers were therefore ordered to fire a carronade (a small cannon used for firing salutes at the settlement) in an attempt to disperse the aboriginals; it is not known if this was a blank round, although some allege grape shot was used to explain an alleged but uncorroborated high figure of deaths.
They allege he may have information about the Babylon Cafe murder.
They also allege that the rubbish layers do not extend to this area, based on preliminary works undertaken in the remediation.
They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore seldom fail to punish it with death; for they allege, that care and vigilance, with a very common understanding, may preserve a man’s goods from thieves, but honesty has no defence against superior cunning; and, since it is necessary that there should be a perpetual intercourse of buying and selling, and dealing upon credit, where fraud is permitted and connived at, or has no law to punish it, the honest dealer is always undone, and the knave gets the advantage.
Trademark holders may also allege that the use of trademarked characters, settings, etc. may constitute trademark dilution.
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