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  1. "Abuse of Power" is a 1971 Greek drama film written by Nikos Foskolos and directed by Stavros Tsiolis.
    • starring: Nikos Kourkoulos as Haridimos Siontis
    • released in (44 years ago)
  2. "Abuse of Power" is a 1997 adult film written and directed by Rob Zicari.


  1. "Abuse of Power" is a novel written by radio talk show host Michael Savage.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Abuse of power" is a book by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg.
    • subjects: California, Police, Ventura County


Abuse of power, in the form of "malfeasance in office" or "official misconduct," is the commission of an unlawful act, done in an official capacity, which affects the performance of official duties. Malfeasance in office is often grounds for a for cause removal of an elected official by statute or recall election.

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Google previewInstitutions and Sustainability (2009)

Political Economy of Agriculture and the Environment - Essays in Honour of Konrad Hagedorn by Volker Beckmann, Martina Padmanabhan

Hence, abuse of power is the individual expression of the opportunistic behavior of different actors. The aforementioned examples of actual water appropriation practice and maintenance work indicate that incongruity of formal and effective ...

Google previewPhilippine Law Dictionary

ABUSE OF POWER ABUSOS DESHONESTOS action clearly amounts to denial of justice, or is against conscience, reason, and evidence, it has "abused its discretion". The term "abuse of disretion" has same' meaning as imprudent exercise ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (2008)

by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson

While there are variations in how countries, researchers, and academic disciplines define child sexual abuse, the core definition involves the abuse of power, ...

Google previewThe Oliver Stone Encyclopedia (2013)

by James Michael Welsh, Donald M. Whaley

THE ABUSE OF POWER, THEN AND NOW” This panel discussion, which took place in 2002 at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was broadcast on C- Span. The panel included Oliver Stone; John Dean, who had been Richard Nixon's ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law (1904)

by David Shephard Garland, Lucius Polk McGehee, James Cockcroft, Charles Porterfield

Abuse of Power.—March 1/. Romare, (C. C. A.) 116 Fed. Rep. 355. 14.

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law and Practice: A to Admiralty (1909)

by William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland

Abuse of power us subject of review on appeal, see the title APPEALS. [k] Abuse of Process.--In speaking of the word abuse in connection with malicious abuse of legal process the court said: “As is said in Jeffery v. Robbins, 73 Ill. App. 353, ...

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Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power. (James Madison)
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