Examples of overreach in a Sentence
She overreaches in her latest book, and her argument is not convincing.
The company overreached itself and ran out of money after one year.
Recent Examples of overreach from the Web
Last year, Jorgensen filed a notice of intent to sue, arguing the council overreached its authority by closing the court.
And government overreach or overzealous law enforcement has become the stuff of weekly news notifications.
Last month, a federal appeals court struck it down, saying the Labor Department overreached.
Danilowitz, a Sacramento County public defender who filmed the incident, was there as a legal observer to document any cases of civil rights violations or police overreach during demonstrations.
Meyer and his representative, Xavier Gonzalez of GRG Architecture, view Sculley’s decision as correcting the HDRC’s overreach.
By a vote of 6-3, the justices ruled that the federal government had overreached by prohibiting states from making laws to allow such bets.
Manafort filed motions to dismiss the charges against him in both DC and Virginia court, arguing that Mueller overreached his mandate.
As court operations wound down, Jorgensen filed a notice of intent to sue, arguing the council overreached its authority by closing the court.
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OVERREACH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overreach for English Language Learners
: to try to do something that is beyond your ability to do
legal Definition of overreach
- this uncounseled defendant was…overreached by the prosecution's submission of misinformation to the court
- —Townsend v. Burke, 334 U.S. 736 (1948)
- must determine whether it overreached privilege
- —National Law Journal
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