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proscription

The acquisition of title to real property by one who openly and continuously is in adverse possession of it for a period sufficiently long that the statute of limitations bars the previous owner from reclaiming it (usually 20 years).
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As one of us has noted elsewhere, proscriptive accounts of loyalty tend to focus on two proscriptive rules in particular.
34) First, the broad, (35) Judge Scalia-endorsed reading of Laird permits only fear-based injury that results from "regulatory, proscriptive, or compulsory" governmental action--a category that did not include surveillance in Laird.
It captures the typical case in which the conduct of the fiduciary is constrained by proscriptive rules.
The social (S) dimensions of Catholic schools covered by the authors exhibit nuanced understandings and proscriptive tones that bode well for schools if academic work can be translated into educational policy (see chapters by Gerald M.
Having come from the proscriptive environment of the college, we are happy to now be able to be flexible with classes and have more time in which to teach.
Although it is hard to be proscriptive when it comes to using statistical methods, we encourage potential authors to have their statistical analyses reviewed by professional statisticians tuned to the strengths and weaknesses of the statistical approaches used.
Laws are productive, not simply proscriptive or even prescriptive; they create spaces of negotiation and color any practice.
If a company's safety culture lacks maturity, more proscriptive PIMS can encourage a "check-box" mentality among even the most experienced personnel, rather than ensuring that tasks are fully carried out.
Neither predictive nor proscriptive, this guide offers four simple steps to getting to grips with the presidency.
With four different definitions of pensionable pay at differing contribution rates, the ability to change or defer staging dates, a variety of 'hubs' and pension providers and proscriptive wording for your letters to employees, it is no wonder that some businesses are bemused by the prospect of initiating auto-enrolment.
Instead of the Bar using those funds to "explore" and "refine" their proscriptive advertising rules, why not use these severely needed funds for better pro bono representation of the poor and defense of our planet, just as two obvious examples --the higher purposes for which we as citizen activists have a particular ability and training to implement?
The marine insurance sector cannot do this in isolation, he said, as it operates in a fiercely competitive commercial environment, and in many cases is also impacted by various competition restrictions which prevent the sector from being as proscriptive as it might otherwise wish to be.