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proceeding

1. 
a. the institution of a legal action
b. any step taken in a legal action
2. legal action; litigation

Proceeding

 

in Soviet law, a procedure established by law to regulate the conduct of investigative and judicial actions, the adoption of decisions, and the relations of participants in criminal and civil cases. The proceeding is based on the democratic principles of Soviet judicial procedure and is the form through which these principles are realized. It includes the body of rules providing for the thorough investigation of a case, the best conditions for evaluating the evidence, the active role of the parties to the case, and the strict observance by the parties of citizens’ rights (seeCRIMINAL PROCEDURE).

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The new Constitution has accordingly, with great propriety, made provision against them, and all others proceeding from the defect of the Confederation on this head, by authorizing the general government to establish a uniform rule of naturalization throughout the United States.
His next proceeding was to take some half-dozen envelopes out of the case, and to direct them all alike to the following address: "Thomas Bygrave, Esq.
Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State.
The name of the footman was Dear in private, and Francis in company; and when the widowed mistress, upstairs, refused eligible offers of marriage (which was pretty often), the favored domestic in the kitchen was always informed of it, and asked, with the sweetest humility, if he approved of the proceeding.
While the financial discussion was still proceeding, the married lovers were ensconced together alone in the boudoir.
It is contrary to the usual course of proceeding in such cases, Richard," Sir Joseph began.
I congratulate you heartily, Duke, upon a most sensible proceeding," Mr.
It occupied me until the time came for proceeding to the inquest.
After noting that Circular 230 fails to articulate the standard of proof for an ALJ disciplinary proceeding, it argues that the DOP should be held to a "clear and convincing" evidentiary standard in disciplinary proceedings, rather than merely "preponderance of the evidence.
Landlord contended that a notice to terminate is not required in a summary proceeding that is based on Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law 711(5) and 715(1).
Second, they assert that a public hearing would compromise substantial individual privacy and reputational interests, not only of the Respondents themselves but also of the other individuals whose private dealings with Hank Rhon and Incus would be made part of the public proceedings.
However, if the divorce proceedings disrupt a business, the taxpayer's chances of securing a deduction may improve.

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