to the fullest extent of

idiom

: as much as allowed by
He swore to prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law.

Examples of to the fullest extent of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And those that engage in that kind of violence should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. ABC News, 19 Mar. 2023 The mayor of Portland, Democrat Ted Wheeler, said that the people who vandalized the business will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, including possible federal hate crime charges. Joshua Q. Nelson, Fox News, 7 Oct. 2022 Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia now allow nurses to practice to the fullest extent of their education and expertise, with 10 of those victories happening since the Campaign began. Leah Binder, Forbes, 3 June 2021 Appropriately, these officers have already been terminated, arrested, and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Staff, Hartford Courant, 28 Jan. 2023 This criminal should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Brian Flood, Fox News, 31 Oct. 2022 Drexel's family members spoke at Moody's hearing Wednesday, tearfully asking the judge to sentence him to the fullest extent of the law. Bynadine El-Bawab, ABC News, 19 Oct. 2022 These despicable perpetrators will be brought to justice & punished to the fullest extent of the law. Dallas News, 17 Mar. 2022 Lynching is a horrific crime and should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Chip Roy, National Review, 2 Mar. 2022 See More

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“To the fullest extent of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20fullest%20extent%20of. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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