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  • n. Plural form of undersheriff.

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Examples

  • President Obama's "undersheriffs", Attorney General (A. G) Eric Holder and Johnnie Carson, U.S. Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, told the huddled kleptocrats that a special Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative (KARI) has been established in the U.S.

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  • Other examples of potential conflicts of interest cited by O'Neill and Schluter include lawmakers who also enforce the law, such as police officers or undersheriffs [such as Assemblyman Joe Cryan, D-Union, who is both a Union County Undersheriff, and chair of the state Democratic party -- DD].

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  • We find that in the history of the early English administration of justice, bailiffs, undersheriffs, clerical attachés and the underlings of the courts had gone into the business of acting as attorneys, of cheating their clients, and of stirring up litigation.

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  • Litigants needed guidance in the presentation of their cases and no learned profession being available, the underbailiffs, undersheriffs, clerks and other underlings of the administration of justice began to practice, without real knowledge.

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  • Then came all persons who had in any manner borne a part in the punishment of any Jacobite conspirator; judges, counsel, witnesses, grand jurymen, petty jurymen, sheriffs and undersheriffs, constables and turnkeys, in short, all the ministers of justice from Holt down to Ketch.

    The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 4

  • He and a truck-load of undersheriffs, deputy sheriffs and captains would be fired immediately, and dozens of overly aggressive METRO patrol officers would be looking for jobs as security guards at local casinos.

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  • At the fundraising event, gun owners could compete for a high score against Fletcher and several undersheriffs.

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