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  • 1 State of Louisiana v. Frisard — 694 So. 2d 1032 (La.App. 5 Cir. 4/29/97), established a legal precedent in Louisiana stating that a man is strictly liable for his sperm if he engages in consensual sexual contact. This includes being liable for child support, even if he does no …

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  • 2 liable — 1 amenable, answerable, *responsible, accountable Analogous words: obliged, constrained, compelled (see FORCE vb): bound, tied (see TIE vb) Contrasted words: exempt, immune (see corresponding nouns at EXEMPTION): *free, independent 2 …

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  • 3 State and Local Affairs — ▪ 1997 Introduction       States continued to be at the centre of national debates on public policy during 1996. The U.S. Congress, reacting in part to successful experimentation by a number of states, enacted a historic welfare reform measure… …

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  • 4 State liability — In European Union law, state liability arises when a member state of the European Union breaches EU law and an EU citizen suffers a loss as a result. The effect of state liability is that damages may be recoverable in respect of the loss suffered …

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  • 5 Ethereal being — Water nymph by John Collier, 1923. Ethereal beings, according to some belief systems and occult theories, are mystic entities that usually are not made of ordinary matter. Despite the fact that they are believed to be essentially incorporeal,… …

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  • 6 Gun laws in the United States (by state) — U.S. Firearms Legal Topics Assault weapons ban ATF Bureau Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act Concealed carry in the U.S. Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban …

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  • 7 HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 8 Tennessee State Constitution — The Constitution of the State of Tennessee defines the form, structure, activities, character, and fundamental rules (and means for changing them) of the U.S. State of Tennessee. The original constitution of Tennessee came into effect on June 1,… …

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  • 9 Communist state — A map showing the current (2011) states with self declared communist governments. They are China, Cuba, Laos, Vietnam, an …

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  • 10 Orange Free State — • One of the four provinces of the Union of South Africa Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Orange Free State     Orange Free State      …

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  • 11 In a Free State — infobox book | name = In a Free State title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = V. S. Naipaul country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Short story publication type = Short story collection… …

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  • 12 ACLU of N.C. & Syidah Matteen v. State of North Carolina — ACLU of N.C. Syidah Mateen v. State of North Carolina is a court case in the state of North Carolina within the United States of America. One of the main plaintiffs is Syidah Mateen an American Muslim of Greensboro, North Carolina. She and the… …

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  • 13 Native state — For the sovereign entities of British India, see Native states. In biochemistry, the native state of a protein is its operative or functional form. While all protein molecules begin as simple unbranched chains of amino acids, once completed they… …

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  • 14 liability — li·a·bil·i·ty /ˌlī ə bi lə tē/ n pl ties 1: the quality or state of being liable 2: something for which one is liable: as a: a financial obligation: debt tax liability the bonds …

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  • 15 liability — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Responsibility Nouns 1. liability, liableness, responsibility, possibility, probability, contingency, susceptibility; duty; liabilities, debts (see debt); drawback (see hindrance). See tendency. 2.… …

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  • 16 li·a·bil·i·ty — /ˌlajəˈbıləti/ noun, pl ties 1 [noncount] : the state of being legally responsible for something : the state of being liable for something The company is trying to limit its liability in this case. criminal liability [=the state of being… …

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  • 17 under — I. prep. 1. Beneath, below. 2. Subordinate to, subject to, in subordination to. 3. In a less degree than. 4. For that which is less than. 5. Below, less than, with less than. 6. By means of. 7. Inferior to, in a state of inferior …

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  • 18 Liabilities — Liability Li a*bil i*ty (l[imac] [.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liabilities} ( t[i^]z). [1913 Webster] 1. The state of being liable; as, the liability of an insurer; liability to accidents; liability to the law. [1913 Webster] 2. That which… …

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  • 19 Liability — Li a*bil i*ty (l[imac] [.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liabilities} ( t[i^]z). [1913 Webster] 1. The state of being liable; as, the liability of an insurer; liability to accidents; liability to the law. [1913 Webster] 2. That which one is under …

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  • 20 Limited liability — Liability Li a*bil i*ty (l[imac] [.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liabilities} ( t[i^]z). [1913 Webster] 1. The state of being liable; as, the liability of an insurer; liability to accidents; liability to the law. [1913 Webster] 2. That which… …

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