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
His administration had argued that past presidents had overreached in their application of the Antiquities Act, a 1906 law passed during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, which allows presidents to create national monuments from federal lands.
Cadden and Chin’s attorneys have said prosecutors overreached with the murder charges and that the men never intended to hurt anyone.
Especially when the governor overreaches his authority and breaks the law.
Good for our continued debate over government overreach and defensible torture?
With any Kubrick work, there’s a magisterial sense of control and overreach present in every frame, an approach that helped make him the (sometimes clichéd) embodiment of the auteur filmmaker.
Lloyd, whose campaign finance report was not online as of Friday, said she is concerned about federal government overreach into education at all levels and worried about Maryland schools failing to prepare children for life after graduation.
This in turn led, outrageously, to the claims of executive overreach that have dogged DACA ever since.
By that standard, this week’s peaceful protests—which led to Mr. Duda’s U-turn—show Polish democracy is resisting PiS’s overreach.
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First Known Use of overreach
OVERREACH Defined for English Language Learners
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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