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Synonyms for criminal prosecutioncrim·i·nal pros·e·cu·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosecution, criminal prosecutionnoun

    the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior

    Synonyms:
    pursuance, prosecution

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  1. Chief August Fons:

    A person may leave an infant with a staff of a safe haven site without being subjected to criminal prosecution for abandonment or abuse if the infant was born within 90 days of being left at the safe haven site, as determined within a reasonable degree of medical certainty, and not left in a condition that would constitute abandonment or abuse of a child.

  2. Donald Trump:

    It took guts for Director Comey to make the move that Director Comey made in light of the kind of opposition Director Comey had where they're trying to protect her from criminal prosecution, you know that. It took a lot of guts.

  3. Amy Jeffress:

    This was an accident, and a criminal prosecution with a potential penalty of 14 years imprisonment is simply not a proportionate response.

  4. Joe Murray:

    I am calling this the Eliot Spitzer ‘Me Too’ movement, he has, so far, escaped criminal prosecution. He thinks he’s untouchable and above the law and that he can get away with anything he wants. We’re hoping this will be the thing to bring him down.

  5. Barry Pollack:

    If that fails, Julian Assange will surely argue in the Barry Pollack courts that the Constitution forbids criminal prosecution for publishing information that someone else leaked.

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