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vexatious

Law (of a legal action or proceeding) instituted without sufficient grounds, esp so as to cause annoyance or embarrassment to the defendant
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The only basis that support the allegations against Anstee was that his woman colleague "genuinely believed the statements were made to her and therefore the allegation was not vexatious," as written in the report obtained by ABC News Digital.
Other allegations include using offensive language towards Mr Davies and Ms Hollywell and making vexatious complaints and grievances against Mr Davies.
She is alleged to have involved colleagues in the disciplinary process and made vexatious allegations to the WJEC exam board to try to bring the school into disrepute.
Attorney-General Robert Clark said the new, more effective regime to control and prevent vexatious litigation in Victoria's courts and tribunals would help stop frivolous claims against individuals, businesses and governments.
THE vexatious remarks made by Councillors Maton and Lancaster aimed at the residents of Keresley, who are trying to protect their environment from speculative development, is a disgrace.
According to Wikipedia, malicious or vexatious litigation "is legal action which is brought, regardless of its merits, solely to harass or subdue an adversary.
history where a defendant in an Endangered Species Act case was found entitled to recover attorneys' fees against the plaintiffs due to the Court's finding of frivolous, vexatious and unreasonable litigation," said Feld Entertainment's legal counsel in this matter, John Simpson, a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright's Washington, D.
We could find the work of that committee being frustrated by large amounts of electronic petitioning, maybe done in a vexatious way designed more to frustrate the progress of the Bill rather than to improve it, which the petitioning process is designed to do.
NNA - The Loyalty to Resistance Bloc said the pretexts used by March 14 forces to boycott parliamentary sessions are so weak they failed to cover for the camp's vexatious performance, narrow political interests and wager on non-Lebanese policies.
Murray said: "An assertion that I decided the executive salaries is misleading and vexatious.
The hospital's original policy stated that someone writing to an MP or the Prime Minister about their concerns could be labelled vexatious.
The Pursuit of Fashion - Bon Bon, Couture & Vexatious Bitc#es' shares her successes, failures, triumphs and defeats.