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the forcible removal of goods and possessions, and, as used by FOUCAULT (1975), the enforced deprivation of personal liberty by the state in modern societies within specialized forms of CARCERAL ORGANIZATION.
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in bourgeois civil law, a prohibition or limitation imposed by the state in the state’s interest on the use of some property, for example, explosives, narcotics, or poisons.

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And true also, the current 2019 SBN order adhered literally to the wordings of its 2006 resolution lifting the sequestration of the assets 'in the name of Araneta' without expressly mentioning those 'attributed' to him.
However, after Araneta was exonerated due to the PCGG's failing, no more reason remained for their continued sequestration.
It showed a large, well defined, left lower lobe multi-loculated cystic mass with multiple enhancing internal septae and a vessel arising from the descending aorta supplying sequestrated lung portion thus suggesting diagnosis of an intralobar bronchopulmonary sequestration with superadded infection (Figure-3).
Microscopy revealed evidence of chronic inflammation, fibrosis, microabscesses along with obliterative changes in blood vessels consistent with bronchopulmonary sequestration. Post operative course was uneventful and patient discharged with follow up advice.
As former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta argued in the summer of 2011, sequestration "is an outcome that would be completely unacceptable to me as secretary of defense, to the president and, I believe, to our nations leaders.
What is clear, however, is that the consequences of sequestration are mounting, and they are having a deleterious effect on Americas military.
The changes were consistent with pulmonary hypertension, with extensive hemorrhagic infarction confirming the diagnosis of bronchopulmonary sequestration with anomalous arterial supply.
Patient 2 CT chest--right lower lobe Right lower Figure 2 pulmonary sequestration. lobectomy A CT arteriogram showed a single aberrant artery arising from the anterior right lateral aspect of the thoracic aorta at the level of T10 supplying the right lower lobe pulmonary sequestration Patient 3 Chest X-ray--a vague Left lower Figure 3, opacity in the lower lobe lobectomy.
Pathologic Diagnosis: Intralobar Bronchopulmonary Sequestration
The American Legion is another great veterans' organization deeply concerned about how its 2.4 million members are being impacted by Sequestration. Most disconcerting are the proposed increases in fees for Tricare health insurance and prescription drugs.
The sequestration cuts have played a prominent role in the Virginia Senate race, with Republican candidate George Allen has taking aim at the planned cutbacks.