in violation of

idiom

: in a way that is not allowed by (a law or rule)
The evidence was seized in violation of the law.

Examples of in violation of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Clark filed suit in 2019 against the Department of Corrections, alleging cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth Amendment and violation of the Fourteenth Amendment, equal protection under the law. Staff Report, Hartford Courant, 8 July 2024 Farnsworth declined to confirm whether this blog was in violation of Google’s policies or if the company would de-rank it in Google News results based on this reporting. Reece Rogers, WIRED, 2 July 2024 The teachers union contended that the district was in violation of the Educational Employment Relations Act because union members were denied the opportunity to bargain over the effects of the policy before the board voted to approve it. Jennah Pendleton, Sacramento Bee, 27 June 2024 Despite those assurances, they were filmed in the nude without their knowledge, in violation of California and federal laws against indecency and the exploitation of children, the suit alleged. Naledi Ushe, USA TODAY, 25 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for in violation of 

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“In violation of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20violation%20of. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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