wrongful conduct
I noun bad conduct, breach, contravention, corruption, crime, delinquency, dereliction, deviation from rectitude, ill conduct, illegal action, illegality, impropriety, infringement, injurious action, injustice, malfeasance, malpractice, misbehavior, misdeed, misdoing, transgression, violation, wrongful action II index malfeasance

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


wrongful conduct

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • wrongful levy — A levy made by the sheriff or other officer upon exempt property; a levy which is excessive in reference to the amount of property seized; a levy upon the property of a person other than one named in the writ; or any levy constituting an improper …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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