How to use Wrongfully in a sentence
How does that compare with someone wrongfully imprisoned for 11 years?
An involuntary bailee must not wrongfully dispose of the chattels or take any positive steps to damage or destroy them.
Parents who wrongfully remove or retain a child in order to create a home state or significant connections will usually be denied custody.
For example, Great Uncle Ed may have sued Cousin Tom back in 1900 for failing to properly discharge his duties as executor, or for wrongfully disposing of estate items.
Lost and Found - Still struggling with her new life, a young Deb must celebrate Jane's 32nd birthday and help a man who was wrongfully imprisoned.Advertisement
Even former Prime Minister Tony Blair commented on the story line of Parliament wrongfully sentencing Deidre to prison.
A woman who claimed her home was wrongfully entered by Jackson and Osbourne in a botched sting operation filed one of the suits while the others came from additional unsuspecting victims of the wannabe cops.
Jude Bryce was the pedophile who claimed Howie wrongfully accused him, until we proved he had switched identities with his brother; his brother Owen!
What the wrongfully convicted seek, are legal solutions to legal wrongs not situations that only compound their problems.
He had no sooner done so than he bitterly repented his weakness; and acting, as he himself says, on the principle that " to take an oath which never ought to have been taken is to estrange one's self from God, but to retract what one has wrongfully sworn to, is to return back to God," when he got safe again into France he attacked the transubstantiation theory more vehemently than ever.Advertisement
He showed no illwill towards Cesare, but declared that the latter's territories must be restored to the church, for "we desire the honour of recovering what our predecessors have wrongfully alienated."
Besides assisting British subjects who are tried for offences in the local courts, and ascertaining the humanity of their treatment after sentence, he has to consider whether home or foreign law is more appropriate to the case, having regard to the convenience of witnesses and the time required for decision; and, where local courts have wrongfully interfered, he puts the home government in motion through the consul-general or ambassador.
To group (a) belong territorial differences in regard to ownership of land and rights of fishing at sea; to group (b) belong pecuniary claims in respect of acts wrongfully done to one or more subjects of one state by, or with the authority of, another state.
But we owe something to the Irish practice which first popularized the idea of maintaining a strict supervision over convicts in a state of conditional release, and it reconciled us to a system which was long wrongfully stigmatized as espionage.
The peasant proprietors, who, under the name of the " Landtmanna" party,' formed a compact majority in the Second Chamber, pursued a consistent policy of class interests in the matter of the taxes and burdens that had, as they urged, so long oppressed the Swedish peasantry; and consequently when a bill was introduced for superseding the old system of army organization by general compulsory service, they demanded as a condition of its acceptance that the military burdens should be more evenly distributed in the country, and that the taxes, which they regarded as a burden under which they had wrongfully groaned for centuries, should be abolished.Advertisement
Duke Richard, on the other hand, considered himself as wrongfully oppressed, and excluded from his legitimate position as a prince of the blood and a chief councillor of the crown.