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  • ...appointed or elected in a manner similar to the election or appointment of judges. However, as trade with Europe began, the demand for notaries increased bec
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  • ...ion camp commandants who ordered the extermination of their prisoners, and judges who upheld Nazi practices.</p> ...shed the International Military Tribunal (IMT), which was a panel of eight judges, two named by each of the four Allied powers. One judge from each country a
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  • ... the parties in order to recognize the existence of a contract, or whether judges were required to view the external acts of the parties and then determine, ...s and early 1900s adhered to the objective theory of contract. Among these judges and scholars were <span>[[Christopher Columbus Langdell|Christopher Columbu
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  • This test permitted judges to look at objectionable words or passages without regard for the work as a
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  • ...in Washington, D.C. There are also three regional offices where commission judges are stationed.</p>
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  • ...icle"><p><i>An all-inclusive term for any type of court employee including judges, clerks, sheriffs, marshals, bailiffs, and constables.</i></p>
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  • ...ersons accused of small crimes. When these measures proved unsatisfactory, judges began calling upon groups of people in the community to make decisions. As
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  • ...r, lasting until the sixteenth century. For a long period of time, English judges were selected only from the order.</p> ...inent legal scholarship and leadership among law students, law professors, judges, and practitioners.</p>
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  • <div type="article"><p><i>The theory of interpretation by which judges attempt to ascertain the meaning of a particular provision of a state or fe ...riginalism, or intentionalism, the theory of original intent is applied by judges when they are asked to exercise the power of <span>[[Judicial Review|judici
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  • ... in a particular court or for the trial of a designated action. A group of judges of a lesser number than the entire court convened to decide a case, such as
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  • ...any, New York, on November 8, 1838, into a family of prominent lawyers and judges. He attended private schools and studied abroad as a young man. He read the
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  • ...dent. The president could not exercise any power&#x2014;whether appointing judges or commanding the state's militia&#x2014;without the consent of a majority ...ts on lawmakers, so did it look skeptically at the judiciary. Pennsylvania judges were not given independence. The legislature could revoke judgeships, which
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  • ...n fact, more than half of its original uses can be attributed to just four judges: <span>[[Oliver|Oliver]]</span> <span>[[Wendell Holmes, Jr.|WENDELL HOLMES,
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  • ...y before the election (M.S.A. § 203B.04[2]). Each county enlists election judges to deliver absentee ballots to hospitalized voters (M.S.A. § 203B.11[3]). The two state circuit judges who reviewed the issues decided that, despite irregularities, the ballots s
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  • ...sions quickly to keep the proceedings moving on schedule. For this reason, judges are given wide latitude in making evidentiary rulings and will not be over- ...i, Michael A. 2002."Polygraph Evidence OK to Prove Probable Cause, Circuit Judges Say; No Abuse of Discretion in Relying on 'Lie Detector' for Limited Purpos
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  • ...merican experience is that law books were scarce in the colonies, and many judges were laymen. The most rigid applications of technical formalities came duri
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  • ...span>[[Rules Of Law|rules of law]]</span> is neither simple nor automatic. Judges have considerable latitude in interpreting the statutes or case law upon wh ...re of the Judicial Process'', argued that the law is evolutionary and that judges, by interpreting and applying it to specific sets of facts, actually fashio
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  • ...istrative agencies, <span>[[Administrative Law|administrative law]]</span> judges (ALJs), who hear agency claims and disputes, are loath to overturn the lega
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  • ... the various courts, and report the results four times a year to the chief judges of the circuits. This allows the federal courts to analyze and plan for the ... the courts, together with certain statistical data submitted to the chief judges of the circuits. This report also contains the director's recommendations o
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  • ...ourts that approve these adoptions are located in metropolitan areas where judges may be more liberal than their rural counterparts.
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