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In 2019, the board recommended police agencies drop a requirement that people identify themselves and sign their complaints under penalty of perjury, which has a chilling effect.
WHY COMPLAINTS AGAINST THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ARE SURGINGJESSE MARXDECEMBER 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
These were sworn testimonials of what people saw, statements subject to perjury.
IF THERE IS ANY REAL EVIDENCE OF FRAUD, MR. PRESIDENT, IT’S TIME TO PUT UPPHILIP BUMPNOVEMBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For Murphy, Nielsen’s untruths in front of Congress amounted to potential perjury — a criminal charge.
WHAT TO MAKE OF THE DHS WHISTLEBLOWER’S SHOCKING COMPLAINTALEX WARDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
He demanded the journalists “immediately correct the record” and included two depositions attesting under penalty of perjury that the version of the document NBC 7 published was doctored.
MORNING REPORT: HOTEL WORKERS WANT THEIR JOBS BACKVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
San Diego’s district attorney could also choose to press charges that might be related to safeguarding public funds or perjury.
MORNING REPORT: REPORT FINDS EVIDENCE OF FRAUD IN SWEETWATER BUDGET MESSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 23, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
This unheard-of despotism, this horrible political perjury, was certainly not merited by the good and generous Brazil.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
This thing called Secession originated in falsehood, theft and perjury.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
They were subject to a single will; moved often by perjury, and sometimes by passion.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PERJURY

  • canard
  • deceit
  • distortion
  • falsehood
  • inveracity
  • lie
  • mendacity
  • misrepresentation
  • perjury
  • prevarication
  • truthlessness
  • whopper
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