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allège

[a′lezh]
(building construction)
A part of a wall which is thinner than the rest, especially the spandrel under a window.

allège

allège
A part of a wall which is thinner than the rest, esp. the spandrel under a window.
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Robison alleges that it resulted in the waste of taxpayer funds due to the contracts being awarded based on Henry's personal and financial interests in his continued employment with the commission and in increasing AIDS funding levels in West Hollywood.
As noted previously, in addition to the claim that an officer violated department policy--and therefore the Constitution--by using deadly force, plaintiffs frequently allege that the officer violated "reasonable police procedures," thereby unnecessarily creating the need to use deadly force.
The lawsuit further alleges that, in two letters to Goodman preceding this legal action, Costa Brava advised Goodman that Telos's 2004 annual report contained what Costa Brava contends are serious accounting errors and asked Goodman to explain the basis for its clean audit opinion.
Nash and his associates, in order to protect the members of the organization and the profits, engaged in murder, violence, threats of violence, intimidation, bribes and money laundering, the indictment alleges.
Instead, the Complaint also alleges they were motivated by the tens of millions of dollars in fees they would receive from a successful IPO.
The lawsuit also alleges that Verizon has given the government unfettered access to its over 19,000 gigabyte databases of information; some of the largest databases in the world.
Moreover, it alleges that Sun-Diamond paid $3,100 for travel by Espy's girlfriend to a May 1993 World Tree Nut Congress in Athens, Greece, that Espy also attended.
Moody alleges that Brown fired him when Moody would not wiretap the telephone of Brown's estranged wife Monique Brown, and for purportedly attending the Johnny Cochran funeral with O.
Specifically, the suit alleges that Cablevision has illegally maintained its monopolies in the markets for enclosed large-scale spectator events and the rental of private spectator suites in Manhattan to control prices and exclude competition, thereby providing New Yorkers with fewer choices and higher prices.
The suit, filed in Philadelphia federal court, alleges that All-Care owners and operators, Richard Walinsky and Eileen Means, conspired to commit fraud by, among other things, charging for medical services never performed and by administering, and billing for, unnecessary and excessive treatments.
Plaintiff's Complaint alleges causes of action under Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The lawsuit alleges that iPayment's accountants were actively involved in the evaluation of their shares prior to a public offering in March 2003, and perpetrated an arbitrary and fraudulent evaluation to aid its client, iPayment, in the scheme to defraud.