indictable indictable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) liable to be accused, or cause for such liability

Usage(s):

  1. Moreover, the view that impeachment should occur only for an indictable crime is denied by most constitutional experts.
  2. I think the President is not indictable before impeachment because he's indispensable.
  3. Short of high treason, the gravest form of breach of the peace known to British law is riot, a statutory offense and an indictable misdemeanor.

News

  • Patrol report released for June for Benton County Sheriff

    Benton County Sheriff Randall Forsyth reports that deputies answered 312 calls for service and investigated 20 accidents. Deputies attempted to serve 237 civil papers and issued 91 traffic citations and 114 traffic warnings. There were 24 arrests/juvenile referrals with 29 charges being filed in June 2013. Twelve were simple misdemeanors, 11 were indictable misdemeanors, and [...]
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Star Press Union

Quotes

  1. "We don't know yet whether this will prove to be an indictable offense in a court of law," Mr. Kerry said in remarks prepared for an address at Georgetown University, "but for it, and for misleading a nation into war, they will be indicted in...
    on Oct 26, 2005 By: John Kerry Source: New York Times

  2. "Yes, we're going to have a separate indictable offence, but how it's going to be characterized still has to be worked out ," said Chomiak.
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Dave Chomiak Source: Westmount Examiner

  3. "The Decree creates a new and separate offence of trafficking in person. Section 112 of the Decree provides that a person commits an indictable offence of trafficking in person if the person organizes or facilitates the entry or proposed entry of...
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Ratu Epeli Nailatikau Source: Fiji Daily Post

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