disjunctive allegations

Definition of "disjunctive allegations"
  1. Claims in a lawsuit that one of two or more possibilities occurred, or in a criminal case, the defendant committed one crime or another. These are not allowed as the defendant must understand what allegations to counter
How to use "disjunctive allegations" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer was quick to object to the disjunctive allegations in the plaintiff's statement.
  2. Disjunctive allegations are discouraged as they create ambiguity in legal charges.
  3. The judge dismissed the case due to the prosecutors' reliance on disjunctive allegations.

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