Definition of 'technicality'
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Not often is a legal technicality the subject of high drama. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a retrial after previous convictions were annulled on legal technicalities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His lawyer tried yesterday to have the case dismissed on a legal technicality. The Sun (2010)At present they are being held back on legal technicalities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But this show is about far more than mere technicalities or intellectual engagement. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was an important legal technicality. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Interviews are structured, but not on legal technicalities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Instead of getting on with the story, lawyers spent much of the morning bickering over legal technicalities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A leading detective has been found guilty of gross misconduct after breaching a legal technicality during a double murder investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sensible alterations to the methodology, which are more than mere technicalities, are coming. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His release hinged on a legal technicality: the police did not tell him he was under arrest or that he had the right to a lawyer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A strike ballot of BT workers has been called off at the last minute because of a legal technicality. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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