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see bastardbastard,
person born out of wedlock whose legal status is illegitimacy. In civil law countries and in about half the states of the United States, the union of the parents in marriage after birth makes the child legitimate.
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bend sinister
supposed stigma of illegitimate birth. [Heraldry: Misc.]
Clinker, Humphry
servant of Bramble family turns out to be illegitimate son of Mr. Bramble. [Br. Lit.: Humphry Clinker, Payton, 324]
illegitimate son of Earl of Gloucester; conspires against father. [Br. Hist.: King Lear]
Jones, Tom
revealed to be Squire Allworthy’s sister Bridget’s illegitimate son. [Br. Lit.: Fielding Tom Jones]
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Representing Switalskis at the Modern Law Awards are (from left) Sarah Tipton Walker, Suzanne Munroe, Mark Hollinghurst, Janet Baker and Amy Clowrey
Editorial focuses on meeting "the pressing demands of the modern law practice," the company said, and includes information on: documentation management, preparation and processing; staff operations; accountability; discovery; attorney support; trial technology and support; record archiving; best practices; and, electronic document discovery.
of Glasgow, UK) gathers 24 previously published articles from such periodicals as the Modern Law Review, American Journal of Law and Medicine, and Journal of Medical Ethics, all of which originally appeared between 1995 and 2003.
We consistently find that modern law firms require about 38-43% of their total space for support functions, as distinct from attorney space at the window, or corridor and secretarial space.
Antonio Manuel Hespanha's discussion of "early modern law and the anthropological imagination," legal doctrines and common sense from everyday life, is an interesting interdisciplinary discussion, though without direct connection to Braudel.
Modern law enforcement agencies rely on properly trained, equipped, and staffed crisis negotiation teams to work with their tactical teams in handling the critical incidents that may develop.
Torture's value to the judicial system was therefore "closely tied to the role of proof in early modern law (43).
The second article, "When Roman Law Ruled the Western World," examines Roman Law, which helped hold the empire together and is the basis for many modern law codes.
We now have a modern law than can keep pace with the changing needs of consumers and businesses, supports a strong economy and helps create more jobs.
The final section covers 'the new i nternational management' and discusses the new liberalism, the new diplomacy and the new state, the modern law of nations, public international organisation, allies and alliances, the European system and the 'revolution of internationalism'.
Modern law, as a mere political convention or human construct, lacks "ontological density" and thus is binding only to the degree to which we moderns give our willing consent.
In contrast, Kaveny wrote, the Christian community witnesses to a "radically different understanding of time," not time as "an endless, colorless extension, much as it can appear to be in modern law firms," but as rhythmic, cyclical, related to the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, and therefore "intrinsically valuable.

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