legal proceedings

idiom

: actions taken to settle an argument in a court of law

Examples of legal proceedings in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Email address: These pay increases and other benefits often came at delicate moments in the legal proceedings against Trump. Robert Faturechi, ProPublica, 3 June 2024 As the legal proceedings continue, the future of Graceland hangs in the balance. Roland Oputa, The Mercury News, 30 May 2024 The building had been preserved for legal proceedings against the shooter, as well as a school deputy who failed to intervene in the shooting, but the cases already wrapped up. Jimena Tavel, Miami Herald, 30 May 2024 By contrast, the cable news analysts parsing every new development in Mr. Trump’s legal proceedings have had to do it based on secondhand reports from journalists in the room. Peter Grier, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 May 2024 Biden, 81, has stayed quiet about Trump’s trial so far, and according to the Associated Press, a Biden adviser told reporters that the campaign wasn’t there to talk about the trial, but rather to take advantage of the major media focus on the legal proceedings. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 28 May 2024 Only about 30 percent of migrants are now able to find a lawyer to represent them in legal proceedings, compared with 65 percent five years ago, according to an analysis by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a research group at Syracuse University. Edgar Sandoval, New York Times, 19 May 2024 Dodgers Plaschke: Shohei Ohtani has sweeping Dodgers dreaming of a different October May 5, 2024 For now, his focus remains fixed on the mechanics of his swing, the recovery of his arm and the blocking out of any fallout from Mizuhara’s legal proceedings. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2024 Per Canadian news network CTV News, the move has sparked similar controversy and legal proceedings by the Aeroports de Montreal, which operates the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 16 May 2024

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“Legal proceedings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legal%20proceedings. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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