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pro suh kyooht

  • v  conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • v  bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
    The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson
  • v  carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in

  • Lawyers will paint him as a man who altered his story under government pressure in exchange for a plea bargain, in which the government agreed not to prosecute his wife and may .
  • Expanding federal power to prosecute hate crimes sounds like a good idea, unless you are (as I am) opposed to the whole enterprise of criminalizing people's thoughts.
  • We write with concern about proposals to prosecute previous administration officials for their legal analysis related to the CIA interrogation program.
News & Articles

  • Tacoma to prosecute anyone making 'rogue crosswalks'
    TACOMA, Wash. -- The City of Tacoma plans to prosecute anyone caught making a rogue crosswalk after five popped up recently. The group behind them, “Citizens for a Safer Tacoma,” believes breaking the law is a risk it’s willing to take to save lives. According to Tacoma police, traffic incidents have spiked in the area. At least 15 members of the group have been hit by cars. They went to the ...
    June 13, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
  • Tacoma to prosecute anyone making 'rogue crosswalks'
    TACOMA, Wash. -- The City of Tacoma plans to prosecute anyone caught making a rogue crosswalk after five popped up recently. The group behind them, “Citizens for a Safer Tacoma,” believes breaking the law is a risk it’s willing to take to save lives. According to Tacoma police, traffic incidents have spiked in the area. At least 15 members of the group have been hit by cars. They went to the ...
    June 13, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
  • Senate Dems differ on ways to prosecute military sexual assaults
    WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Sen. Carl Levin said he would offer a plan requiring senior U.S. military officers to review decisions to prosecute sexual assault cases in the military.
    June 12, 2013 - UPI
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in guardian.co.uk
    The message that we are sending around the world is that the United States intends to prosecute the ongoing struggle against violence and terrorism and we are going to do so vigilantly,Obama said. "We are going to do so effectively and we...
  • Rick Perry in Malaysia Sun
    If you are going to conduct yourself that way, we are going to prosecute you,Perry said. "If you don't want to be prosecuted for those activities, then maybe Texas is not the place you need to consider calling home."

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