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alienable

Law (of property) transferable to another owner
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Our common-law system favors the free alienability of property; an individual without creditor concerns is free to dispose of his property as he sees fit, whether in the form of charitable gifts or gifts to children, to a spouse or in trust.
The title of her magazine--"known as Allure"--is oddly separable from itself; even as it beckons, it suggests the alienability of sign from referent.
From this base, Jensen proceeds to explore diverse topics, including specific and general knowledge, and the role that knowledge possessed by individuals plays in organizational development and behavior, alienability of decision rights, residual claims and agency theory.
293-308) Hudson writes that most participants agreed that what made something private was alienability (p.
This Comment analyzes the dynamic struggle evolving in the federal courts which must balance the policy behind CERCLA on the one hand against the competing public interest in the alienability of assets and promotion of commerce on the other hand to determine whether to apply this new continuity of enterprise exception.
Although the process of subdivision was tempered by the alienability of the land -- one brother could sell his share to another -- the pressure behind a three or fourfold expansion in population inevitably led to a proliferation of small holdings.
This was so because the agreement served a valid business purpose, was not entered into as part of a tax avoidance plan and, under applicable state law, restricted the alienability of the partnership interests during life and death.
Woodward (1985) argues that the benefits of alienability of equity shares conferred by limited liability allows the exploitation of large investment opportunities by separating consumption, risk bearing, and production decisions.
Two distinctions seem important to keep in mind: that alienability as transfer is not limited to commercial exchanges, but also encompasses gifts and donations, and that it is possible to affirm both the integrity of the whole body and the alienability of the dismembered body.
From an information cost perspective, allowing the details of alienability to turn on each provider's terms of service imposes considerable costs on consumers and rightsholders.
Cases that determined the development rights of surface owners decided issues that are distinct from questions about the alienability of whatever these rights are.