bring charges against

idiom

: to charge (someone) with a crime
They are going to bring charges against him.

Examples of bring charges against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under Justice Department regulations, Garland would play only a limited role in whether Smith decides to bring charges against Trump. Alan Feuer, BostonGlobe.com, 5 June 2023 One allegation made by the IRS agents was that Weiss had sought to bring charges against Hunter Biden in Washington and California but had been rebuffed by prosecutors in those jurisdictions who declined to partner with him. Maggie Haberman, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Aug. 2023 One allegation made by the IRS agents was that Weiss had sought to bring charges against Hunter Biden in Washington and California but was rebuffed after prosecutors in those jurisdictions declined to partner with him. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 12 Aug. 2023 The district attorney declined to bring charges against the police officers, saying the shooting was justified. Deborah Kim, ABC News, 28 Apr. 2023 An indictment is one way to bring charges against someone suspected of a crime. Politifact Staff Writer, Dallas News, 1 Aug. 2023 Lawyers representing the family of Brent Thompson, who died in February after being pulled over for a traffic stop, are calling for the dismissal of the sheriff’s deputy who used a Taser on Thompson, days after the local district attorney declined to bring charges against him. Jennifer Hassan, Washington Post, 27 July 2023 In hundreds of pages of testimony, the two IRS whistleblowers claim that senior Justice Department officials blocked prosecutors' attempts to bring charges against Hunter Biden in Washington and California, and refused to grant Weiss special counsel status. Alexander Mallin, ABC News, 22 June 2023 To press their case, Trump’s backers are citing the Justice Department’s decision in 2016 not to bring charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in that year’s presidential race, over her handling of classified information. Eric Tucker, BostonGlobe.com, 12 June 2023

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“Bring charges against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20charges%20against. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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