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  • ...rède managing his estate, Montesquieu traveled and enjoyed the social and intellectual life of Paris, attending fashionable salons and meeting with leading thinke ...proved to him that a society could combine the <span>[[Rule Of Law|rule of law]]</span> with political freedom.
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  • ...governed by U.S. <span>[[Copyright|Copyright]]</span> law, but much of the law of music publishing is negotiated through private contractual agreements. ...recording a composition, because no one need pay more than the rate set by law.
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  • ... or executing orders that resulted in the plundering of public and private property, the wanton destruction of European cities and villages, the murder of capt ...olf Hitler, the totalitarian dictator of Germany who was the emotional and intellectual catalyst behind most of the war crimes committed by the Nuremberg defendant
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  • ...f appeals held that the parody did not constitute fair use under copyright law, primarily due to its commercial character. The Supreme Court disagreed, ho ...t after <i>The Wind Done Gone.</i>" <i>Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment Law and Practice</i> 5 (spring).</p>
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  • ...al acumen, many applicants hire <span>[[Intellectual Property|intellectual property]]</span> attorneys to represent them. The commissioner of patents and trade ... Federal Circuit, which is vested with jurisdiction over most intellectual property matters.
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  • ...hing in the course and scope of their employment transfer and assign their property rights in the invention to their employer. In addition, a patent holder, or ...gned into law in 1994, and those of its provisions that impact U.S. patent law began to take effect in 1995.
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  • ...gh seas; also, the theft of</i> <span>[[Intellectual Property|intellectual property]]</span>, <i>especially in electronic media.</i></p> ...iginated in the U.S. Constitution, which was followed by the first federal law in 1790 and crucial revisions over the next sixty years. Additionally, the
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  • ...e copyright law allows a variety of creative works to be registered as the property of their owners, lawsuits alleging plagiarism can be based on the appropria ...another's work constitutes plagiarism. Exceptions are made under copyright law for so-called fair use, as in the case of quoting a limited portion of a pu
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  • ...Ed. 517 (1952), the Supreme Court upheld a New York law (N.Y. Civ. Service Law § 12-a) that prohibited employment of teachers in public institutions if t ...issent, the New York law created an academic atmosphere concerned not with intellectual stimulation but with such questions as "Why was the history teacher so open
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  • ... to a new use, accompanied by the exercise of inventive faculties. Federal law provides: "Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine In the law of copyrights the exclusive right of the author of a literary project to re
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  • ...y espousing a societal state in which there is no structured government or law or in which there is resistance to all current forms of government.</i></p> ...gene, Oregon. Although anarchists claim these protests were peaceful until law enforcement officers disrupted them, others consider these anarchists to be
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  • ...that free trade benefits the economy, businesses, and consumers alike, the law forbids several types of restraint of trade and monopolization. These fall ...(15 U.S.C.A. §§ 41–58). In an ongoing analysis influenced by economic, intellectual, and political changes, the U.S. Supreme Court has played the leading role
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  • ...iness. In addition Appleton concerned himself with rethinking <span>common law rules of evidence</span>. ...remy Bentham|Jeremy Bentham]]</span>. An interest in the law from a purely intellectual viewpoint led him to pursue a judgeship.
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  • ... the Georgia legislature. He then moved to Alabama, married, and practiced law, first in Montgomery and then in Mobile.</p> <p>Widely known for his skilled arguments and his extensive knowledge of the law, Campbell quickly became a leading lawyer in Alabama. He turned down two ap
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  • ...uage, one can conclude that with <span>[[Due Process Of Law|due process of law]]</span>, capital punishment may be imposed. In 1983, Professor David C. Baldus, of the University of Iowa College of Law, published a study on the capital punishment system in the state of Georgia
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  • The donor of the gift of <span>[[Personal Property|personal property]]</span> must expect to die imminently from a particular ailment or event. A gift ''causa mortis'' is taxed under federal estate tax law in the same way as a gift bequeathed by a will.
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  • ...Cleaver rose to prominence in the late 1960s as a leading African American intellectual and political revolutionary. As minister of information for the <span>[[Bla ...scribed the delight he felt at "defying and trampling upon the white man's law" through these actions. He also claimed that his motivation in the rapes wa
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  • ...ard Coke bravely fought for the supremacy of the <span>[[Common Law|common law]]</span> over the monarchy. He served in numerous high public offices under ...illiam Blackstone|Sir William Blackstone]]</span>, greatly influenced U.S. law and were considered required reading for U.S. lawyers until well into the n
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  • ...n 1903, the Department of Commerce was established as a separate entity by law on March 4, 1913 (U.S.C.A. § 1501). The secretary of commerce sits on the ...ted every ten years) and by laws codified in Title 13 of the U.S. Code. By law, the census data collected from individuals must be kept confidential. Howe
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  • ...es in Global and National Commerce Act. The statute, which was signed into law by President <span>[[Bill Clinton|Bill Clinton]]</span> on June 30, 2000, h ...rty Organization (WIPO), a group created in 1970 to safeguard intellectual property rights. Companies whose names are trademarked, or who are well-known organi
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