disjunctive allegation
dis·junc·tive allegation /dis-'jəŋk-tiv-/ n: an allegation that is unclear in meaning because it includes the word or in charging the defendant with two or more wrongful acts
◇ Disjunctive allegations are inadmissible.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

disjunctive allegation
A statement in a pleading or a criminal charge accusing a defendant of two mutually exclusive acts connected by the word “or,” as in “the defendant murdered or caused to be murdered.” See also alternative pleading

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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