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heck

Northern English dialect a frame for obstructing the passage of fish in a river

heck

1. A door having its upper part hinged independently of its lower part, or one with an open or latticework panel.
2. A latticed gate.
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Heck and his wife will be on hand during the endowment ceremony.
Judge Jacobs's dissent in Poventud III submits that the majority implicitly rejected Poventud II's analysis and therefore holds that Hecks bar is not defeated simply by a prisoner's release from custody.
Hecks footnote ten is a source of controversy regarding the breadth of Heck's holding.
As discussed above, the majority in Heck addressed directly Justice Souter's concern that prisoners no longer in custody would be left without a remedy if Hecks bar were applied so absolutely: "We think the principle barring collateral attacks--a longstanding and deeply rooted feature of both the common law and our own jurisprudence--is not rendered inapplicable by the fortuity that a convicted criminal is no longer incarcerated.
inherent in such a strict application of Hecks bar, but their decisions
still satisfy Hecks favorable-termination requirement regardless of
LAS VEGAS, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Survivors of gun violence, gun owners and other members of the community are calling on Congressman Joe Heck to explain where he stands in the ongoing debate over closing dangerous loopholes in the background check system.
In February, Heck told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he supports the principle of background checks, but he has since refused to directly comment on how he would vote on the bill sponsored by NRA A-rated Senators Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey to extend these checks to cover commercial gun sales.
com/TBHS) and "The Ben Heck Show" YouTube page (http://www.
Ben Heck, spotlight intriguing questions and comments from the community in a new episode of "The Ben Heck Show" airing today.
Congressman Joe Heck to join more than 180 of his fellow lawmakers in co-sponsoring bipartisan background checks legislation in the U.
In February, Heck told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he supports the principle of background checks, but has refused direct comment on how he'd vote on Manchin-Toomey background check bill.