Technicality sentence example
Immediately afterward he was tried on a charge of misdemeanour, and on a technicality was again acquitted.
In retaliation the 41st Congress excluded the state's representatives on a technicality, and, on the theory that the government of Georgia was a provisional organization, passed an act requiring the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment before the admission of Georgia's senators and representatives.
This provision, introducing an entirely new principle into the American governmental system, came into effect in January 1903, and was employed in the following year when a previously elected councilman who was "recalled" by petition and was unsuccessful in the 1904 election brought suit to hold his office, and on a mere technicality the Supreme Court of the state declared the recall election invalid.
A similar idea with less technicality at affordable prices, are the semi-wet rooms and walk-in showers.
A distinction can be drawn however when the defect is a mere technicality.Advertisement
You don't want to be ready to show the judges your skills only to be turned away because of a technicality that you missed in the documentation.
The other surprising technicality is that modern LED lights arguably do not comply with the relevant British Standard.
Oh, so you got around it on a technicality.
If the science fair is going to be judged, make sure that you know the rules so that you don't get disqualified on a technicality.
Later, the Livingstons, piqued at Wash= ington's neglect to give them the offices they thought their due, joined the Clintons, but the Federal patronage was used against the anti-Federalists or Republicans with such effect that in 1792 John Jay received more votes for governor than George Clinton, although the latter was counted in on a technicality.Advertisement