proceed against

phrasal verb

proceeded against; proceeding against; proceeds against
: to start a legal case against (someone)

Examples of proceed against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Andersen's core claim of direct copyright infringement will be allowed to proceed against Stability AI, as the maker of the open source image synthesis model Stable Diffusion, but not against DeviantArt and Midjourney, which built tools using that model but had nothing to do with training it. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 31 Oct. 2023 Lauro and Blanche also argued that the only method of proceeding against a president for crimes committed while in office is impeachment by the House and conviction by the Senate. Melissa Quinn, Robert Legare, CBS News, 5 Oct. 2023 Speaker Kevin McCarthy is watching for signs that the House investigation uncovers enough to launch an impeachment proceeding against Joe Biden. Brian Bennett, Time, 1 Aug. 2023 The lawsuit will proceed against the other defendants. Aaron Katersky, ABC News, 27 June 2023 The state’s most recent impeachment proceeding against a district judge was nearly 50 years ago. Allie Morris, Dallas News, 14 June 2023 Old words presented as new There are no credible news reports about criminal charges proceeding against Clinton. Nate Trela, USA TODAY, 26 May 2023 The case proceeds against Fox News, Fox Business host Maria Baritromo, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and former Fox Business host Lou Dobbs. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 19 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Proceed against.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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