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1. Seemingly genuine or legally valid: a colorable claim of innocence.
2. Capable of being colored: colorable drawings.

col′or·a·bil′i·ty n.
col′or·a·bly adv.


(ˈkʌl ər ə bəl)

1. capable of being colored.
2. seemingly valid; plausible.
3. pretended.
col′or•a•bly, adv.
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What colorable reason could be assigned, in a country so situated, for such vast augmentations of the military force?
Parents and children will be welcome to fill a colorable tote with their choice of books, snacks, a Frisbee, toothbrush, water bottle, and several other activity items.
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Cooper's guilt or innocence at this time, but colorable factual questions have been raised about whether advances in DNA technology warrant limited retesting of certain physical evidence in this case," Brown wrote in his executive order, according to ( NBC News.
On appeal, the State argues that the postconviction court erred as a matter of law in granting a new trial based only on the absence of a trial transcript, without requiring Pope to make the requisite threshold showing that he has one or more colorable claims of "reversible" error that the transcripts might sustain.
Sereno was supposed to be the first female chief justice but the Supreme Court, in its decision last May said she is a 'de facto officer' for 'lack of a constitutional hold the position as Chief Justice and is merely holding a colorable right or title thereto.'
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Yet,CBS's claims are "sufficient to state a colorable claim for breach of fiduciary duty against Ms.
The judges determined the claims are covered by the appeal waiver and found "no colorable claim of constitutional error." Cohenalso challengedwhether there were facts to support applying an enhanced 15-year sentence for making a false statement to an insurance regulator.The 4th Circuit again used a plain error analysis and found none because the sentencing judge could have apportioned the sentence differently within the maximum available and gotten the same result.
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