in violation of


: 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 Menacing, Sawmill Court A man reported finding a note on his car Aug. 17 suspected to have been written by his fiance’s ex-husband, in violation of a protection order. Brian Lisik, cleveland, 17 Sep. 2023 Dana Farmer, the lawyer for the group that filed a petition for the referendum, said Utah’s state constitution prohibits Wasatch Peaks Ranch from undertaking any developments that are in violation of the original zoning designations while the referendum is in play. Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 Sep. 2023 The probe related to a five-month period from July 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020, and found that TikTok’s data processing during that period was in violation of GDPR rules concerning children between the ages of 13 and 17. Stephanie Bodoni, Fortune, 15 Sep. 2023 The Russian missile operations are planned within international waters and are not in violation of international laws, Hightower said. Alena Naiden, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Sep. 2023 Lawyers filed a petition on Tuesday asking a group of U.N. experts to side with the U.S. government and agree that Evan Gershkovich was being arbitrarily detained by Russia in violation of his human rights, the family said. Anushka Patil, New York Times, 13 Sep. 2023 Any writing on the talk show, however, is in violation of WGA strike rules. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 12 Sep. 2023 In opening remarks before a federal judge in Washington, lawyers for the Justice Department alleged that Google’s negotiation of exclusive contracts with wireless carriers and phone makers helped cement its dominant position in violation of US antitrust law. Brian Fung, CNN, 12 Sep. 2023 In his opinion, Ezra found that Texas' buoys obstructed free navigation in the Rio Grande, in violation of a longstanding law governing waterways controlled by the federal government. Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, 6 Sep. 2023 See More

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“In violation of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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