Definition Of technicality
a point of law or a small detail of a set of rules.
their convictions were overturned on a technicality
Example Of technicality
A charge was brought against the officer who was found not guilty on a technicality .
And in a third major terrorism case, the Justices ruled on a technicality , sidestepping the merits of that case.
But the conviction was overturned on a technicality .
But this is all a matter of procedure and technicality , not the moral heart of the matter.
Charges of making false medical aid claims against him were dropped on a technicality and he instantly claimed he was innocent.