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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
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  • ...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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  • ...ds, for the request. A written motion may contain citations to case law or statutes that support the motion. A motion almost always contains a recitation of th
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  • ...e given the power to govern through either the state constitution or state statutes, or through the legislative grant of a charter. ...led home rule powers to municipalities in the state constitution and state statutes. Home rule is a flexible grant of power from the state to the voters of a m
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  • ...definition of murder has evolved over several centuries. Under most modern statutes in the United States, murder comes in four varieties: (1) intentional murde ...egislatures have debated the idea of striking assisted suicide from murder statutes. Some have considered proposals making doctors liable for murder if they pe
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  • <p>Securities laws, both state and federal, govern mutual funds. Some statutes regulate the organization of investment companies and the sale of securitie
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  • ...ch an individual can change his or her name is usually prescribed by state statutes and involves filing a certificate in, or making an application to, a court.
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  • ...cluding the position on choice of elected officials, summaries of selected statutes and regulations, and recent legislative activity.</p>
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  • Many states have enacted statutes to address narcotics trade and usage within their borders. The vast majorit
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  • ...in federal constitutional and statutory law but in state constitutions and statutes as well. The original "militia," which eventually became known as the Army
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  • ...have passed right-to-carry laws and 24 other states have liberalized their statutes. ... firearms. It has lobbied for state <span>[[Preemption|preemption]]</span> statutes, which declare that only the state government may pass firearms laws. Throu
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  • ...specifically to the Indian tribes. Although Court precedent suggested that statutes regarding Indian tribes should be construed liberally in favor of the India
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  • ...sidered Judeo-Christian standards when evaluating the constitutionality of statutes prohibiting bigamy and <span>[[Incest|incest]]</span>. For example, ''Bento
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  • <p>"Annotated Federal Statutes of Limitation: Title 33&#x2014;Navigation and Navigable Waters." 1995. <i>S
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  • === Statutes === Federal and state statutes, municipal ordinances, and administrative regulations govern all kinds of c
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  • ...s a threat by the major parties, and many state legislatures began to pass statutes that prohibited it. Between 1896 and 1907 fusion was banned in 18 states. I
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  • State statutes now set the qualifications and duties of a person who acts as a next friend
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  • [[Category:Statutes]]
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  • ...00s, most states use this model law as a basis for their own notary public statutes. These laws vary from state to state, and the amount of power that a state ...his ruling many states have kept the U.S. citizenship requirement in their statutes.</p>
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  • ...i> <span>[[Rules Of Law|rules of law]]</span> <i>or applicable sections of statutes.</i></p>
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  • ...ith looking closely at documents that have been recorded, notice recording statutes state that an unrecorded conveyance of property is invalid against the titl ...civil action must be provided with notice of the nature of the suit. State statutes prescribe the method of providing this type of notice. Courts are usually s
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  • ... has conscientious objections against swearing to God. Provisions in state statutes or constitutions ordinarily allow affirmations to be made as alternatives t
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  • ...ction of justice in the federal courts is governed by a series of criminal statutes (18 U.S.C.A. §§ 1501–1517), which aim to protect the integrity of feder Federal obstruction of justice statutes have been used to prosecute government officials who have sought to prevent
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  • ...Benefits Act of 1972, 30 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 901 et seq. Worker's compensation statutes typically require that the worker contract the disease during the course of
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  • ...ations Office develops national policy guidelines to clarify and implement statutes and regulations and establishes programs to implement new policies and laws
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  • ... governments to enact ordinances is derived from the state constitution or statutes or through the legislative grant of a municipal charter. The charter in lar
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  • <p>Organ donation was also aided by brain-death statutes. These made it possible to declare as dead those who have lost whole-brain <p>The combination of encouraged voluntarism and brain-death statutes did not produced adequate numbers of organs. For example, a 1984 study esti
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  • ... is the centerpiece of the Organized Crime Control Act. RICO is a group of statutes that define and set punishments for organized crime. The act's provisions a
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  • ...te (the parents are not married to each other). As of 2003, as a result of statutes, adoptive parents have the same rights and responsibilities as natural pare Statutes governing the parent-child relation-ship are primarily state laws. These la
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  • ...he early supervised release of a prison inmate. It is usually regulated by statutes, and these provisions vary from state to state. Parole boards created by st ...ous offenses, most states limit the discretion of the parole board. Parole statutes in these states generally identify a specified period of imprisonment that
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  • ...they have equal rights in the use and enjoyment of the property. Partition statutes allow those who own property in common to sever their interests and take th
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  • State partnership statutes set the procedure to be used to wind up partnership business. In addition,
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  • ...ercise of the <span>[[Police Power|police power]]</span> of a state. These statutes are subject to a <span>[[Strict Construction|strict construction]]</span> s
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  • Patent law in the United States is based upon statutes located in Title 35 of the U.S. Code, including the Patent Act of 1952. The
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  • Some state statutes specifically provide that minors may give consent in certain highly charged ...ic hospital, but basing admission on ability to pay is severely limited by statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions. For example, most hospitals obtained
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  • <p>Many states have enacted legislation similar to the federal statutes regulating the use of pen registers and trap and trace devices. At the stat ...ue that Caller ID is a violation of state and federal trap or trace device statutes.</p>
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  • <p>ERISA is a complex collection of federal statutes that take precedence over most state pension laws. The act encourages the c ...proprietor. Employees of businesses not covered by ERISA may look to state statutes governing pensions that contain regulations and requirements similar to tho
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  • ...cepts. He used it to emphasize the difficulty in defining and interpreting statutes, contracts, <span>[[Trademarks|trademarks]]</span>, or ideas.</p>
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  • Two federal statutes govern the crime of perjury in federal proceedings. Title 18 U.S.C.A. § 16 Commentators believe that the existence of these two federal statutes actually frustrates the goals of Congress to encourage truthful statements.
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  • ...advantage of ''International Shoe'' by enacting "long-arm statutes." These statutes allow the state to reach out and obtain jurisdiction over anyone who is not ...is located. Federal courts may use state <span>[[Long-Arm Statute|Long-arm statutes]]</span> to reach defendants beyond the territory of their normal authority
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  • ...at the old treasure trove law has not been combined into the lost property statutes. In some instances, the early common law of England has been held to apply
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  • ...<span>[[Corporal Punishment|corporal punishment]]</span>. Under modern-day statutes, it is usually a fine, imprisonment, or both.</p>
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  • <p>Statutes and regulations carefully regulate who may use the title "doctor." Use of t <p>State statutes delineate requirements for a license to practice medicine. To obtain a lice
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  • ...ed by their workers during the course of employment. Workers' compensation statutes changed the legal landscape for employers and employees. States created adm
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  • ...e recommendations to the court. Plea bargaining is expressly authorized in statutes and in court rules. Many jurisdictions maintain statutes that require victim notification of plea bargaining. In Indiana, for exampl
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  • ...with a new system called <span>[[Code Pleading|code pleading]]</span>. The statutes enacting code pleading abolished the old forms of action and set out a proc
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  • ...suit, continues to have a legal existence after the party's death. Revival statutes vary from state to state, but today most lawsuits do not abate.
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  • ...ote a series of law treatises and reports, including <i>Digest of New York Statutes and Reports</i> (1860). The series led to <i>Abbott's New York Digest</i>, <p>From 1870 to 1872 he served as a commissioner to amend the statutes of the United States. Abbott died February 17, 1890, in Brooklyn, New York.
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  • ...e ballot because they must register to vote in person. The absentee voting statutes of Massachusetts contained no provision for voter registration of Massachus ...en the means to vote in state elections. The Massachusetts absentee voting statutes were unconstitutional to the extent that they prevented incarcerated, eligi
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  • ...gal action over which it has jurisdiction pursuant to the Constitution and statutes where the state judiciary is capable of rendering a definitive ruling in th ...r such a regulation was created by Texas law. Vernon's Texas Revised Civil Statutes Annotated, article 6445, provided in part that the commission was empowered
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  • ...A PENAL § 195. Other states simply omit this class of homicide from their statutes defining prosecutable offenses.
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  • ...fs of their manors, whom they appointed to collect fines and rents. Later, statutes extended the right so that lawsuits could be brought against persons who we
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  • ...ofessionals alike. Discrimination has often taken place. State and federal statutes, including the Rehabilitation Act, guarantee access to health care for AIDS ... state to state. California, for example, has broad protections; under its statutes, no one can be compelled to provide information that would identify anyone
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  • ...ommenced by delivery of the formal legal papers to the appropriate person. Statutes that regulate proper procedure for this must be strictly observed. A typica
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  • ...ct or omission that comprises the physical components of a crime. Criminal statutes generally require proof of both'' actus reus ''and'' [[Mens Rea|mens rea]]
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  • ...cs is not a crime in itself, but that does not excuse violation of related statutes. It may be an offense to be under the influence of an illegal drug in a pub
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  • ...imple nor automatic. Judges have considerable latitude in interpreting the statutes or case law upon which they base their decisions.
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  • ''Whatever actions are necessary to carry out the intent of statutes; those acts required by legislative policy as it is expressed in laws enact
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  • ...procedures used by administrative agencies. Individual states have similar statutes to guide their own courts.
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  • ...l expertise and judgment, as opposed to strict adherence to regulations or statutes, in making a decision or performing official acts or duties.''
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  • ...ows for the creation of public regulatory agencies and contains all of the statutes, judicial decisions, and regulations that govern them. It is created by adm ...t does not correspond to the president's term of office. There also may be statutes protecting the commissioners from arbitrary removal during their terms of o
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  • ... of the proposed rule before the agency. Some agencies are required by the statutes that created them to follow more stringent standards, whereby all of the ag [[Category:Statutes]] [[Category:Administrative_Law_and_Procedures]]
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  • ... evolved in concert with the maritime laws of other countries. The federal statutes that address maritime issues are often customized U.S. versions of the conv
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  • Statutes, rules, and regulations governing admission to practice law have been enact ... than a property right. Attorneys must also comply with the court rules or statutes governing the registration system, which is used to maintain a current list
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  • ...edures in the United States are regulated by [[Statute|statute]]. Adoption statutes prescribe the conditions, manner, means, and consequences of adoption. In a Since the status of an adopted person is regulated by state statutes that authorize the adoption, state law determines whether an individual is
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  • Statutes attempt to discourage adultery by making such behavior punishable as a crim ... are guilty of a crime if either of them is married to someone else. Other statutes provide that the act is criminal only if the woman is married.
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  • ...able for accidents that might occur while he or she is piloting the craft. Statutes that govern the liability of a flight club member should be consulted.
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  • ''Employment programs required by federal statutes and regulations designed to remedy discriminatory practices in hiring minor
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  • ...fight is not an element of the crime under the common-law definition, some statutes provide that an affray can occur only when two or more persons agree to fig
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  • ...to allow more people to run for elective office, court challenges to these statutes have largely failed. In 1971, the <span>[[Supreme_Court_of_the_United_State
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  • ...causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon. In all jurisdictions statutes punish such aggravated assaults as assault with intent to murder (or rob or
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  • Because the Trading with the Enemy Act and similar statutes apply specifically to other nations in times of war, their provisions do no [[Category:Statutes]]
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  • [[Category:Statutes]]
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  • ...coholic beverages for injuries caused by an intoxicated patron. Under such statutes, a person injured by a drunk patron sues the establishment where the patron ...ulgence in alcohol, and public pressure led to the passage of new dramshop statutes. By 1993, 36 states had imposed some form of liability on purveyors of alco
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  • ...iating a civil action in federal court. 2 U.S.C.A. § 1401 (1997). Similar statutes apply to such conflicts as labor disputes and claims by individuals with di State legislatures have similarly provided for ADR in many of their statutes. Judges in Florida, for example, possess authority to submit most types of
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  • <p>In <span>[[Constitutional Law|Constitutional Law]]</span>, statutes that contain ambiguous language are <span>[[Void For Vagueness|void for vag
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  • ...vance the fair administration of justice through encouraging uniformity of statutes and judicial decisions whenever practicable. In recent years, the ABA has b
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  • [[Category:Statutes]]
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  • ...tory animals waiting to be used in biomedical experiments violated federal statutes providing for the humane treatment of such animals. In ''Animal Legal Defen ...lfare Act governs the general treatment of research animals, other federal statutes govern the testing procedures that may be used on animals in the course of
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  • ...tations usually follow the text of the statute they interpret in annotated statutes.</p>
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