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  • <p>Dead man's statutes are designed to protect the estate of a deceased person from fraudulent cla <p>Such statutes are derived from common-law principles that disqualified witnesses from tes
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  • <div type="article"><p><i>A body of statutes that have been revised, collected, arranged in order, and reenacted as a wh
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  • <p>The Statutes at Large are divided into two parts: the first is composed of public acts a <p>The <i>Statutes at Large</i> are considered the official publication of the law for citatio
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  • ...il the 1970s and 1980s to begin narrowing and ultimately striking down the statutes in wholesale numbers.</p> ...ch laws or court precedents of comparable effect. The rationale behind the statutes was that a driver's liability should be limited: mere carelessness was seen
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  • ...ed a crime. In the United States, state legislatures did not pass abortion statutes until the nineteenth century. After 1880, abortion was criminalized by stat ... a physician provider of abortion services, asked the Court to declare the statutes invalid.
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  • ... was designated as the Internal Security Act of 1950. Congress passed such statutes in response to the post-World War II <span>[[Cold War|Cold War]]</span> dur
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  • ...ive from their testimonies before the committees. Based upon tradition and statutes, the Court concluded that each house of Congress has auxiliary powers that
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  • <p>The federal government, through statutes and regulations, has enacted an increasing number of criteria for the state
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  • ...tify law enforcement authorities whenever they move to a new location. The statutes establish a notification process to provide information about sex offenders ...te legislatures have continued to reinforce and broaden the scope of these statutes.
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  • <p>Today most crimes, including common-law crimes, are defined by statutes that usually contain a word or phrase indicating the mens rea requirement. ... and had no thought of committing a crime. All that is required under such statutes is that the act itself is voluntary, since involuntary acts are not crimina
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  • State statutes establish procedures to accomplish corporate mergers. Generally, the board Some statutes permit the directors to abandon the plan at any point up to the filing of t
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  • ... businesses that affect interstate commerce. Most states also have similar statutes governing minimum wages.</i></p> ...s in excess of $2,500 to provide services to the federal government. These statutes all require contracting entities to pay workers the prevailing wage in the
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  • ...s. A term formerly applied to marriage between persons of different races. Statutes prohibiting marriage between persons of different races have been held to b
    360 B (56 words) - 08:49, 2 December 2009
  • ...s so deranged that she did not know what she was doing. Under many current statutes, a person is legally insane if she is so deranged that she lacks substantia
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  • <div type="article"><p><i>Statutes and court rules drafted by the American Law Institute (ALI), the</i> <span> ...n has worked with other scholarly organizations to draft model and uniform statutes that may be adopted by the various state legislatures.</p>
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  • ...n of codifying their criminal code was a foreign one&#x2014;their criminal statutes were often poorly organized and did not define their crimes. The MPC arrang ... by the MPC and some of them using the exact language of the MPC for their statutes. Even if they did not adopt the language, some states used the MPC's model
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  • ...Declaratory Judgment|declaratory judgment]]</span> finding Alabama's state statutes and Montgomery city ordinances unenforceable and unconstitutional under the
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  • ...f the moot court process is to teach students to overcome legal authority (statutes, regulations, and cases) that cuts against their position.</p>
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  • ... demand for debt relief during emergencies. The constitutionality of these statutes is determined using a two-pronged analysis. First, the courts consider the
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  • ...w "shall be the rule of decision in all courts of this state" (The Revised Statutes of the State of Utah, &#xA7; 2488). The common law continues to carry the f
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  • Nowadays, nearly all states have enacted statutes incorporating the equity of redemption, and many also have enacted periods
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  • <div type="article"><p><i>Statutes designed to prevent lands from being perpetually possessed or controlled by ... restrict the power of a testator to make gifts to charities. These modern statutes, also called mortmain acts, protect only the immediate family of a decedent
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