What are charges?

Some articles on charges:

Dale Fushek
... By February 2010, the charges were adjusted to four counts contributing to the delinquency of a minor and one count of indecent exposure ... by the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in which he pleaded guilty to one of the charges ... The four other charges were dropped and he was fined $250, in addition to being sentenced to 364 days of probation ...
Canada Revenue Agency - Compliance Programs
... An audit will not result in criminal charges or jail time ... would very likely result in criminal charges and possible jail time ... and could remain silent as it is up to the investigator to make the case and lay the charges ...
Novell Open Enterprise Server - Marketspeak - License Costs
... basic clustered environments to be created without additional licensing charges ... This contrasts directly with MS Windows, which imposes per-server charges, per-client charges, and levies additional charges for larger SMP support and even basic clustering ...
Breaker Morant - Events Leading To Morant's Arrest - Arrests
... from leave in Pietersburg, he too was arrested, although no charges were laid at the time ... the prisoners were finally informed of the charges against them in December, they were again brought before the panel and told that they were to be tried by court-martial ... The panel found that there were no charges to answer in the cases of Hannam and Sergeant Major Hammett ...

Famous quotes containing the word charges:

    I have never injured anybody with a mordant poem; my
    verse contains charges against nobody. Ingenuous, I have
    shunned wit steeped in venom—not a letter of mine is dipped
    in poisonous jest.
    Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)