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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...scovered one of my articles in a magazine he found at a bus stop in Southern California. That article had been published in another state. But because... ...s trusted God to enlighten them about what plants created certain medicines. Lawyers, kings, and 40 all kingdoms believed law, power, and wisdom came... ...Erik R. V an Asch loves to write poetry and speculative fiction. He lives in California with his wife of over fifteen years and their four kids: Ethan...

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7 Scorpions : Rebellion

By: Mike Saxton

...e people would follow in my footsteps. As it is, there was a big to do in California about what I did. And 77 was only the number of deaths they cou... ...ose the weaknesses that we expose in his forces today, but we’ll do what lawyers and accountants did when they closed loopholes in the law…we’ll fn...

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Take Creditors and Collection Agents to Small Claims Court

By: Debtconsolidationcare. Com

...selves in the court hearing. Each party puts forth its own side of the story. Lawyers or advocates are not allowed, although some of the small claims... ...But still small claims courts are less expensive than the rest because hiring lawyers is not mandatory. Small Claims Court deals with different k... ...The states which do not allow secret recording of telephonic conversation are California, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, ... ...e states which do allow the secret use of video cameras in private places are California, Georgia, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Utah,... ...he court. In Small Claims Court you can represent your case but in others, lawyers represent your case. Many lawyers are unfamiliar with the busi...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...She might marry at once in every reasonable person’s opinion, whatever the lawyers may say to the contrary.’ ‘Have you been to ask them?’ said Liddy, ... ...u going to do that for?’ ‘Well, I’ve thought it best,’ Oak stammered out. ‘California is the spot I’ve had in my mind to try.’ ‘But it is understood e...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...re and more people at retirement age want to work. A friend of mine at the California State University joyfully goes to work every day at 85. He is a... ... so busy chasing their political tails that they can‟t move forward. Your lawyers, journalists and media headliners keep too many of you focused on t... ...hese are the essentials of mental and societal health.” 24 —“In California we require a valid identification to prevent anyone under 21 fro... ... “The gains vary with the country. For example in Algeria the majority of lawyers and judges are women, yet in your US, college educated women avera... ... want to protect the innocent and the society. In your country highly paid lawyers can use psychological tricks to sway a jury. In our country if you... ...or the doctor. In the UK a knee surgery might take years to get, while in California it would take a week or two. The extra cost is definitely worth ... ...ren based on the best scientific findings available, not by what expensive lawyers are able to talk politically appointed judges into doing in the na... ...heir household slaves!” --“I agree. In my home city of Los Angeles „California casual‟ has been making inroads for years. Professors seldom we... ...light attendants, who were already making more in salary than teachers in California, gave them more money and fewer hours of work. They opened the...

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Man with No Name

By: Wally Amos

...emonade by Wally Amos with Camilla Denton Aslan Publishing Lower Lake, California U.s.A. Published by AsIan Publishing P.O. Box 108 Lower La... ...ise, with­ out prior written permission from Asian Publishing, Lower Lake, California, USA, with the exception of short excerpts used with acknowledg... ... Sage did not like to fly, and he never once visited our head­ quarters in California. Instead he had an associate, Jerry Pollard, oversee operations... ...He doesn't easily express his feelings. When Gregory was five, I moved to California, so I saw much less of him and we became more distant. Our mean... ...at spirit of joy and festivity. The only people not celebrating were the lawyers at The (Nameless) Amos Cookie Company. At this point, I had also b... ...nday in May, 1992, I spoke at Unity By The Sea, a church in Santa Monica, California. I was being less liberal in ac­ cepting non-paying speaking eng...

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Three Ghost Stories

By: Charles Dickens

...s not materi ally assisted by these witnesses: inasmuch as the first was in California, and the last was, as Ikey said (and he was con firmed by the... ...same Judges and others on the bench, the same Murderer in the dock, the same lawyers at the table, the same tones of question and answer rising to the...

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Jonathan Swift

...her of us could understand a syllable. There were several of his priests and lawyers present (as I conjec tured by their habits), who were commanded ... ... Europe are in a great error, by supposing nothing but sea between Japan and California; for it was ever my opinion, that there must be a balance of e... ...reason to believe, east ward, to that unknown tract of America west ward of California; and north, to the Pacific Ocean, which is not above a hundred... ...s well as for the trial of criminals, and picked out from the most dexterous lawyers, who are grown old or lazy; and having been biassed all their liv... ...ny thing unbecoming their nature or their office. “It is a maxim among these lawyers that whatever has been done before, may legally be done again: an... ...ity, that creatures endowed with such prodigious abilities of mind, as these lawyers, by the description I gave of Gulliver’ s Travels – Swift 221 t... ...s yet wholly at a loss to under stand what motives could incite this race of lawyers to perplex, disquiet, and weary them selves, and engage in a con...

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The Early Short Fiction

By: Edith Wharton

...d like bites. The suggestion of witchcraft was revived, and the op- posing lawyers hurled tomes of necromancy at each other. At last Anne de Cornault ... ...se, and his death had left her alone, for her only daughter had married in California, and could not afford the long journey to New York to see her mo...

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Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed

By: Chi, Anson

...do Asians really get straight A's? Why do Asians really become doctors and lawyers? Why do Asians really play the piano? Many people believe that ... ... I should become a doctor or a lawyer. Is it because doctors save lives and lawyers protect the innocent? I bet they didn't know that doctors these ... ...protect the innocent or do — they? I read in the paper about how a group of lawyers filed motions against DNA testing for prison inmates sentenced b... ...were found innocent, it would obviously be catastrophic for these insidious lawyers; money over morals, I suppose. Now, I'm not exactly Mother There... ...eally aspire to be—ever since I was a wee laddie born and raised in Irvine, California—is a writer. I remember telling Mommy that I wanted to become... ...ing and her research. I don't even know why she uses the UCI (University of California, Irvine) library, since she goes to Stanford University, for ... ...I know they sold out. Speaking of minorities, the majority of people here in California are actually comprised of minorities, not Caucasian. And as e... ...ly when the big earthquake comes; it can happen at anytime since all of — — California is on a godd@mn fault line. Then their opulent homes, expensiv... ...me for not being able to speak my native language, since I was born here in California. I keep telling him that the reason I can't speak my native l...

...Why do Asians really get straight A's? Why do Asians really become doctors and lawyers? Why do Asians really play the piano? Many people believe that the reason has to do with the pressure to perform and the pressure to conform, however, it goes much deeper than that—much, much deeper! This didactic nov...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

...o much to the U.S. to keep it afloat that it practically owns New York and California! China, of course, was a vast agricultural land with a ... ...mbered in the America I left behind 20 years ago. And my brief glimpses of California last week did nothing to rinse the memories of the graffiti, t... ...wers had contributed over $35,000 to his campaigns. Representative Farr of California added a $25 million subsidy for spinach growers who hadn‘t pro... ...ital costs are up, prescription drugs costs are up.― --―Don‘t your lawyers have a part in this?‖ 21 --―Yes, a big part. When they... ...es never get to court. They are settled out of court because the defending lawyers have no idea as to what a jury will award. And by settling the law... ...s peers, all with M.D. degrees, more cases would go to court and the suing lawyers would find that such suits were not profitable for them to pursue.... ...e generally made up of poorer citizens, often with minimal educations, the lawyers know they can get settlements based on appeals to emotions. In ou... .... It allowed the young in China to emulate their Western cousins—peroxided California blonds, rave parties, gratuitous uncaring and unprotected sex, ... ...inated in our area, then Europe and the U.S. got into the act. Your state, California, really got things going when it offered billions of dollars of...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...he weight of your body on a mattress. I had trouble sleeping on my bed in California, but these air flotation mattresses at the hotel are like being... ...entatives are nearly always beholden to somebody: oil interests, doctors, lawyers, Christians, Jews, gambling interests, retired people, teachers, l... ...redness. L‘Oreal cosmetics has the slogan ‗I‘m worth it.‘ I‘ve heard more California women spout it whenever they want to do something out of the or... ...education is not the key to questioning any creating supernatural entity. Lawyers‘ educations do not explore evolutionary biology. A medical educatio... ...presentatives of the citizens?‖ —―Right Ray. Look at what happened in California to their democratic vote. In 1994 Proposition 187 was passed by... ...legal immigration. It was the federal government‘s responsibility. ―California‘s Attorney General appealed, but didn‘t pursue the appeal as fas... ...e majority of the citizens. So much for democracy! ―Then again in California in 2008 the California Supreme Court, by a 4 to 3 decision, ove... ..., evolutionary biology, philosophy and history. But the huge majority are lawyers. So they should be pretty competent in writing criminal laws and c... ...ractical science of a Benjamin Franklin? How many physicists, surgeons or lawyers have read Locke, Montaigne, Aristotle and Aquinas? Today‘s studen...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

... minds of humanity. “This is Chet Rowland of World News on the California desert where we have just witnessed the final leg of the grea... .... (1) In five years, by 2030, five billion will live in the cities. Here in California our population will double to 60 million people in the first h... ...hat we can support the present world population in the style of the average Californian is not only ephemeral, its reality can never be. We may be e... ... eruption, two million years ago, released enough ash to cover the state of California under 6 meters of ash. We are entering a geologic era where... ...owstone should erupt again. Then there is that big quake that is overdue in California. Or maybe God will send us another great flood and let us sta... ...om left to right. The most left leaning is Lee. He is one of the few honest lawyers I know. Chet, is the term ‘honest lawyer’ an oxymoron? He’s the o... ....” —“Gosh Lee, I didn’t realize that we had such court decisions. You lawyers and judges have sure screwed up our country!” —“Point taken, ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...he ever-occurring gremlins that invade our computers or software. Indian lawyers, who are schooled in English and American common law, are used to ... ...oor people will work very hard when given the chance. I remember being in California some years ago and seeing the Mexican bra ceros working in the f... ... have to pay top dollar to get workers, even professionals. Why are Indian lawyers making $10 to $20 an hour when low end California lawyers make ten... ...fessionals. Why are Indian lawyers making $10 to $20 an hour when low end California lawyers make ten to twenty times that amount? ―Pakista... ...iven as many children as they want. That was the case with the unmarried California woman with fourteen children. ―We have followed India in ...

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When Serpents Die

By: Gerrie Ferris

...alled his name. Being Sunday evening, and near Christmas, I didn’t expect that any lawyers would be working, but light should be coming from somewhe... ...” “No need to carry on,” she said. “Don’t you go to trial tomorrow? Don’t you lawyers work on weekends before big trials?” “I work at night... ...o do?” His mouth turned up into a bemused smile. “Anything else I should see?” Lawyers. Laura Kate shook her head and took a step, looking at t... ...owd — did have some good ideas, like banning slavery, strong drink, Catholics — and lawyers.” Laura Kate took care to school her smirk. He took th... ...from Brewster, she hoisted it, and said, “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” Brewster coughed discreetly. “Dinner in half an... ...ped with slices of roasted salmon. As Brewster uncorked a bottle of Chardonnay — a California Estancia — she gave him an appreciative nod. He knew...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...ined more a curiosity than a call to arms. Keith Bostic of the University of California–Berkeley computer science department described in a retrospect... ...ssor of computer science and molecular biology at the University of Southern California. See Wikipedia, Computer Virus, http://en.wikipedia .org/wiki/... ...its development has occurred in West Coast locations such as Silicon Valley, California, and Redmond, Washington. This code has been contrasted with t... ... J. H E. 522 (1993). 9. See, e.g., W . Bradley Wendel, Regulation of Lawyers Without the Code, the Rules, or the Re- statement: Or, What Do Ho... ...mechanism for avoiding and thus shaping law, in a similar fashion to how tax lawyers look for loopholes); id. at 689 (analyzing law-following behavior... ...nformation-storage architectures). 14. C. C. C § 1798.82 (West 2003). California legislators are currently considering a variety of different pr... ...rneys. An opaque system that generated low ratings for some prompted offended lawyers to consider pressing for damages to their practices. See Posting ... ...ses. See, e.g., Keller v. State Bar of Cal., 496 U.S. 1 (1990) (holding that lawyers could not be forced to pay bar association fees to sup- Notes to ...

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What Your Bank Doesn't Want You to Know : About Where to Invest Your Money

By: Lillian R. Villanova

...urn of 16%. You can invest with an eye toward getting the properties, such as in California or upstate New York where the counties auction the deed ... ...harp, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell California: Tax Deed State 58 Counties Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Bu... ...al for their outstanding strength and popularity. PPLSI provides advice from top lawyers and business consultants and many other valuable services d... ... document review, tax assistance, a free will or update and more. It’s not about lawyers and consultants. It’s about getting affordable help, as you...

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The Malignan Self Love : Narcissism Revisited

By: Sam Vaknin

... Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Our members say the knowledge gained is essential for their lawyers who successfully counsel and litigate in ca... ...nology, Haifa. Ph.D. in Philosophy (major: Philosophy of Physics) – Pacific Western University, California, USA. Graduate of numerous courses in Fi...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...e destructive confidence of a judge rests in an entire social network of laws-lawyers-police-legislators-Army-Navy-Air force and a whole host of Gov... ... supposed to have thought of it first; has not only opened the floodgates for lawyers to cheat everyone and complicate the system so applying for an... ...ou do; then you are not allowed to use your own idea. If a corporation hires lawyers and brings you to court even though your new idea is valid and ... ...ourt until you die… simply because they have the deep pockets to pay teams of lawyers to obfuscate the legal proceedings, and delay the matter, and b... ... million years from now, digging up a speck of dust from the Hearst Castle in California; and by analyzing this speck of dust…trying to understand w... ...ng this speck of dust…trying to understand what kind of Culture humans had in California back then… Only there would be no way for you to know that... ...me from the Hearst castle, or that there were millions of expensive houses in California, and that all the people spent a good half of their lives wo... ...ould never, ever tell you anything about what it was actually like to live in California. You would be studying something you could never put into ... ... the first settlers to cross the plains and the Rockies to end up in Oregon or California or god knows where… the myths of the great American Outlaws...

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Book of Business, A Novel

By: William McGrane

...Book of Business - free eBook Edition by William McGrane It's the summer of 1994, and Gus Bondoc is going under. One of the best civil-defense lawyers in San Francisco, he's survived by sheer cunning and strict control. But when everything goes wrong at once - when a jury hits his biggest client with a $12 million penalty just after an entry-level employee helps a f...

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Bad Law, A Novel

By: William McGrane

...ose for comfort to the real thing." Robin Meadow, Esq., Past President of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, as well as Past President of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers....

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...embled and reviewed, the management is interviewed and a team of financial experts, lawyers and accountants descends on the firm to analyze it. Fir... ...ut it: "criticism that his enforcement was too heavy-handed". President Bush chose California Rep. Christopher Cox, a Republican, to replace him. ... ... public accountants, and the remaining three must not be and cannot have been CPAs. Lawyers are the likeliest to be appointed to these other seats. ... ...ltilateral lenders. As applied to the professions - to accountants, stock brokers, lawyers, bankers, insurers, and so on - self- regulation was prem... ...uninterrupted service. Predictably, failure ensued - from electricity utilities in California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous cru... ...ome volatility, legalised gambling, bigger medical bills, increased advertising by lawyers offering to help people in debt, and a cultural shift th... ...appointed. They work hand in hand with the representatives of the creditors (mostly lawyers) and with the management and the owners of the defunct ... .... Ph.D. in Philosophy (major: Philosophy of Physics) – Pacific Western University, California, USA. Graduate of numerous courses in Finance Theory ...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...rt Solow and, more importantly, by Paul Romer, an economist from the University of California at Berkeley, clearly demonstrates. Additionally, it i... ...Hal Varian of the School of Information Management and Systems at the University of California in Berkeley summarizes the treatment of "Price Discri... ...tory of some of the greater inventions to have been incubated in IDEO, a prominent California-based design firm dubbed "Innovation U." by Fortune M... ...tive and constructive competition - among scientists, innovators, managers, actors, lawyers, politicians, and the members of just about every other ... ...ltilateral lenders. As applied to the professions - to accountants, stock brokers, lawyers, bankers, insurers, and so on - self- regulation was prem... ...uninterrupted service. Predictably, failure ensued - from electricity utilities in California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous c... ...white collar members of the liberal professions. It is not rare for these people – lawyers, accountants, consultants, managers, academics – to put ... ...ch being conducted at Harvard and MIT in Massachusetts and Stanford and Berkley in California, we could do it out of Johnson & Johnson and Merck." ... ...ontrols belongs to "the sign of the times". The eruption of a enormous amount of lawyers which almost form a new class. The problems inherent i...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...severe criticisms from non- governmental organizations the world over. Corpwatch, a California-based NGO, observed acidly that "in the first 18 mont... ...to distribute goods and provide services in the southern and central parts of this California-sized polity. The United Nations' own staff has been ... ...ed and starved denizens of Iraq may be holding a different viewpoint. Quoted in The Californian, Terry Burke and Alan Richards, professors at the U... ...in The Californian, Terry Burke and Alan Richards, professors at the University of California, Santa Cruz, noted that "the invasion and air attacks... ...xpats and immigrants for the future administration of the war-torn country. Some 40 lawyers from Europe and North America will complete tomorrow a f... .... Ph.D. in Philosophy (major: Philosophy of Physics) – Pacific Western University, California, USA. Graduate of numerous courses in Finance Theory ...

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A Courageous Battle

By: Susan Bracken

...and the only time I ever saw him drunk. … Later, they moved to Long Beach, California. My brother, Erik, works there too, also in aviation.” Lacey wan... ...wed- ish food. My mother was a great cook.” “You said your parents live in California. Are they well?” “Yes. At seventy, Dad has one foot in retiremen... ...erested in aerospace as well, and decided to go that route, so now he’s in California, as I told you. Erik and his wife, Meryl, have two daughters. Gr... ...d in March, 1989. Jake’s parents, and his brother and family, flew in from California. Christo- pher came with a beautiful girl named Margot, and Eric... ...Ph.D., Eds., (essays by multi-disciplinary authors: medical professionals, lawyers, philosophers, a theologian), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004 ...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...tributed manufacturing, virtual teams (e.g., of designers or engineers or lawyers or medical doctors), multinationals - are all part of this growing ... ...and of the University of Namur and James A. Robinson of the University of California at Berkeley - has now permeated the mainstream. Even the Worl... ...n Philosophy (major: Philosophy of Physics) – Pacific Western University, California, USA. Graduate of numerous courses in Finance Theory and Intern...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...oment. Eldred v. Ashcroft was originally drafted as Hart V. Reno, but the lawyers, Lessig & co, wouldn't include one word of mine in the case, so I ... ...to overly onerous copyright laws? Does PG work with intellectual property lawyers? A. I used to mention in my emails that there were thousands of "... ... not taught. We have been threatened with a number of lawsuits, mostly by lawyers who seem to know very little about copyright. After we explained w... ...he 106th Congress. Some of the states have picked up the slack. Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas,... ...al offices, at all. The only address will be an e-mail address. Dozens of lawyers from all over the world with hundreds of specialities will be part... ...belongs to "the sign of the times". The eruption of a enormous amount of lawyers which almost form a new class. The problems inherent in legislati... ...n Philosophy (major: Philosophy of Physics) – Pacific Western University, California, USA. Graduate of numerous courses in Finance Theory and Intern...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...passage -- Capture of other Spanish vessels on his way -- Among the natives of California -- The discovery of tobacco -- A camp on shore -- Fear of th... ...ives -- Singular ceremonies and kingly investiture -- Drake is crowned King of California -- Descriptions of the Indians and their villages 358- 366 ... ............................................ 361 Crowning of Drake by the King of California............................. 365 Canoes of the Pelew Islande... ...ty to the globe. FURTHER DISCOVERIES IN THE PACIFIC. In 1529 the Peninsula of California was discovered by Cortez, and its gulf and shores thoroughly... ... monopoly of trade and commerce from Mexico to Cape Horn and from Cape Horn to California, every seaman of the other countries seeking profitable rela... ...claims to court, De Casse returning to France to manage the case, and the best lawyers at the French bar were retained to advocate the cause of the fr... ...a final settlement being made, however, it was discovered that costs, fees and lawyers' charges exceeded this sum, as the brethren of the long robe di...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...ltilateral lenders. As applied to the professions - to accountants, stock brokers, lawyers, bankers, insurers, and so on - self- regulation was prem... ...uninterrupted service. Predictably, failure ensued - from electricity utilities in California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous cru... ...members of exploratory expeditions gone astray (the Donner Party in Sierra Nevada, California and John Franklin's Polar expedition), famine-stricke... ...ice officers, criminologists, psychologists, journalists, publishers, prosecutors, lawyers, social workers, probation officers, wardens, sociologis... ...our. The laws of procedure are such that wealthy applicants (represented by wealthy lawyers) are more likely to win. The substantive law contains pr... ...tory of some of the greater inventions to have been incubated in IDEO, a prominent California-based design firm dubbed "Innovation U." by Fortune M... ...white collar members of the liberal professions. It is not rare for these people – lawyers, accountants, consultants, managers, academics – to put ... ... in February 2007 in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley demonstrated convincingly that women who ... ...rt Solow and, more importantly, by Paul Romer, an economist from the University of California at Berkeley, clearly demonstrates. Additionally, it i...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...ltilateral lenders. As applied to the professions - to accountants, stock brokers, lawyers, bankers, insurers, and so on - self- regulation was prem... ...uninterrupted service. Predictably, failure ensued - from electricity utilities in California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous cru... ...members of exploratory expeditions gone astray (the Donner Party in Sierra Nevada, California and John Franklin's Polar expedition), famine-stricke... ...ice officers, criminologists, psychologists, journalists, publishers, prosecutors, lawyers, social workers, probation officers, wardens, sociologis... ...our. The laws of procedure are such that wealthy applicants (represented by wealthy lawyers) are more likely to win. The substantive law contains pr... ...tory of some of the greater inventions to have been incubated in IDEO, a prominent California-based design firm dubbed "Innovation U." by Fortune M... ...white collar members of the liberal professions. It is not rare for these people – lawyers, accountants, consultants, managers, academics – to put ... ... in February 2007 in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley demonstrated convincingly that women who ... ...rt Solow and, more importantly, by Paul Romer, an economist from the University of California at Berkeley, clearly demonstrates. Additionally, it i...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

... the cultural heritage of ethnic groups and foreign peoples. The Oakland Museum in California reportedly attracts thousands of visitors to such fest... ...English and German law, the advocate was a special kind of lawyer who advised other lawyers in the preparation of cases.) Pressure groups representin... ...win. Leonard-Barton, Dorothy and Everett M. Rogers. 1980. "Voluntary Simplicity in California: Precursor or Fad?" Paper presented at the American In...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...e University of Texas, and the Rare Books Collection of the University of California, Los Angeles. Paul Alexander Bartlett’s life was lived with a s... ...dorado. Who knows, as in Sergas de Esplandián, we may reach the Island of California, in- habited by Amazon women with passionate hearts and great s... ... I earned about $3,000 or $4,000, good for a town that already had eleven lawyers. Springfield, in those days, offered better legal services than sid... ...eeks, happy dreams; in one of those repeated dreams we eloped, we went to California, we built a beautiful home... My love for her has never gone aw... ... and woman who is among the fin- est. Among them there must be inventors, lawyers, doctors, preachers, teachers—men who never had a chance. It is my...

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John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...egardless of satire, and calmly consuming his five meals per diem. Against lawyers, beadles, bishops and clergy, and authorities, Mr. Punch is still r... ...onnet at the glass, informs that “she has used the whole bottle of Balm of California, but her hair comes off yet.” You can see the bear’s-grease not ...

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... R. L. Stevenson: V ol. 1 Letter: TO SIDNEY COLVIN [COAST LINE MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 1879.] HERE is another curious start in my life. I am... ... of R. L. Stevenson: V ol. 1 Letter: TO SIDNEY COLVIN MONTEREY, DITTO CO., CALIFORNIA, 21ST OCTOBER [1879]. MY DEAR COL VIN, – Although you have absol... ...The Letters of R. L. Stevenson: V ol. 1 Letter: TO SIDNEY COLVIN MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 1879. MY DEAR COLVIN, – I received your letter with d... ...e news of all who concern me, near or far, or big or little. Here, sir, in California you have a willing hearer. Monterey is a place where there is no... ...f R. L. Stevenson: V ol. 1 Letter: TO EDMUND GOSSE MONTEREY, MONTEREY CO., CALIFORNIA, 8TH OCTOBER 1879. MY DEAR WEG, – I know I am a rogue and the so... ...difficult to please. I was inexpressibly touched to get a letter from some lawyers as to some money. I have never had any account with my friends; som...

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...unds to 300 pounds a year; but they are, I believe, allowed to practice as lawyers in any counties except those in which they sit as judges—being guid... ... as they are in England; but it is, as I was told, the opinion of Canadian lawyers that the work may be thrown to- gether. Appeal is allowed in crimin... ...have then to account for the two already admitted States on the Pa- cific, California and Oregon, and also for the unadmitted Territories, Dacotah, Ne... ...pt to marshal these huge but thinly-populated re- gions in either rank. Of California and Oregon it may prob- ably be said that it is their ambition t... ...in which is included Washington, the seat of the Federal Government 75,321 California 384,770 Oregon 52,566 The Territories of— Dacotah 4,839 Nebraska... ... he has crossed the Continent of North America from Missouri to Oregon and California, enduring great hardships in the service of advancing civi- liza... ... some States this is as low as 200£. and £300. In Virginia it is £1000. In California, £1200. The Governor can pardon, except in cases of treason. He ... ...ed for such work? And then there arose a clamor of justification among the lawyers; judges and ex-judges flew to Wheaton, Phillimore, and Lord Stowell... ... whether wrong or right, they would not give up Slidell and Mason. But the lawyers soon waxed stronger. The men were mani- festly ambassadors, and as ...

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...ublication in Brandur Magazine, Oct., 1902. Second magazine publication in The California Review, V ol. 2, No. 6, pp. 376 83, 1904. 118 JACK LONDON B... ...e had undergone. He also babbled incoherently of his mother, of sunny Southern California, and a home among the orange groves and flowers. The days wer... ...al great events in his life. One of these had been when his mother bought some California prunes. Two others had been the two times when she cooked cu... ... die Drummond was a professor in the Sociology Department of the University of California, and it was as a professor of sociology that he first crossed... ... * In the years that followed no more lectures were given in the University of California by one Freddie Drummond, and no more books on economics and ... ... I wanted to be adopted. And Peter Bopp said he’d give me a good home, and the lawyers fixed up the papers. But I soon made up my mind that a ranch was...

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Walden Or, Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

... monopoly of the subject, who could not bear all kinds of opinions; doctors, lawyers, uneasy housekeepers who pried into my cupboard and bed when I wa... ... chiefly; but a goose is a goose still, dress it as you will. They tell me of California and Texas, of England and the Indies, of the Hon. Conclusion ...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...roperty bar is a fascinating, brilliant, and engagingly ec- centric group of lawyers. I owe debts to many of its members. Whitney Brous- sard told me ... ...ith my nomenclature here—and with much else besides. Activists, civil rights lawyers, bloggers, and librarians have actually done much of the hard wor... ...icy is overwhelmingly and tragically bad in ways that everyone, and not just lawyers or economists, should care about. We are mak- ing bad decisions t... ...resting, they are important. It seems like a bad idea to leave them to a few lawyers and lobbyists simply because you are told they are “technical.” S... ...nclosure. Law students across America read Moore v. Regents of University of California, a California Supreme Court case deciding that Mr. Moore had n... ...of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which hears cases in an area that includes California and thus has decided a lot of copyright cases over the years. ... ...a bizarre feud by the statement Apple issued, one strangely at odds with the Californian Zen-chic the company normally proj- ects. “We are stunned tha... ... popular books, televi- sion discussions, documentaries on Love Canal or the California kelp beds, op-ed pieces in newspapers, and pontificating expert... ...Cultural Politics in Revolutionary Paris, 1789–1810 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991), is vital reading to understand the parallels bet...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...s: “In that region the weather —” “At that time it was a custom —” “But in California one never heard —” Eleven of them. They initialed the brief divi... ...ar and accurate acquaintance with the manners and customs and shop talk of lawyers through being for a time the cleark of a stratford court ; just as... ...d not take them in until we saw three boys spring into the rigging of the California; then they were all furled at once, but with orders to our boys ... ...ed hardly capable of supporting the great fab rics raised upon them. The California was to windward of us, and had every advantage; yet, while the b... ...f er ror.” Such was the testimony borne by one of the most distinguished lawyers of the nineteenth century who was raised to the high office of Lord... ...became Lord Chancellor. Its weight will, doubtless, be more appreciated by lawyers than by laymen, for only lawyers know how impossible it is for thos... ...rd Penzance, to which dignity he was raised in 1869. Lord Penzance, as all lawyers know, and as the late Mr. Inderwick, K.C., has testified, was one o... ...rposition of a legal employment in the chambers or offices of practic ing lawyers?” Stratfordians, as is well known, casting about for some possible ...

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Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

...r Force base 9 Camp Smith (Pacifc Command for all U.S. armed f orces from California to Africa’s east coast, f rom Arctic to Antarctica) 10 Marine... ...iences signed on as an international observer, joining the University of California, California Institute of Technology, Association of Canadian U... ... 2011 Hawai‘i Host Committee Chambers and Partners USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, ranks Carlsmith Ball LLP among firms in their top ban... ...d peace of mind. 170 full-service, independent law firms 7,000 experienced lawyers Local representation in 70 countries Connect online today at www.me...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...ther and homemaker may actually be doing it out of a power motivation. If she is perfect how can she be faulted? I remember one of my cases in Califo... ...bombs to enhance the power of the tribal or national leader—‗power over‘ seems to be borne in our genes.‖ —―Lee, spoken like a true Califo... ...olent gangs, bullies often band together. More than one in four students report being bullied in a year. Sometimes they are even killed, as a Califo... ...elt. After all, we all expect the clergy to be saintly, but in business we expect some crooks, and of course in Lee‘s profession we expect all lawyer... ...ng it into a lake. Her defense was that she had been repeatedly raped as a child by her stepfather. The effects of these rapes was held by the lawyer... ...in school.‖ —―Like we say, when you find yourself in a deep hole, stop digging. But back to your Supreme Court. I thought that your lawyer... ... politically correct and afraid to hurt anyone‘s feelings. Maybe you‘re afraid to be sued for defamation of character. I don‘t know. But your lawyer... ...urn‘s rings. And one of the big ones was returning to earth, seeing the Rockies, Baja, and the Pacific. Then another was the touch down on the Califo...

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Proposed Roads to Freedom

By: Bertrand Russell

...ialists are wont to acknowledge. Let us take an instance. In Australia and California there is an intense dislike and fear toward the yellow races. Th... ...thinkable thing of deep horror. It is not so that marriage is conceived by lawyers who make settle- ments, or by priests who give the name of “sacrame...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...nts were spreading it. Soon after his graduation, Slaughter was ordered to California and took passage by a sailing vessel going around Cape Horn. The... ...e lying at an- chor after reaching his place of destination. On landing in California he found orders which had come by the Isthmus, notifying him of ... ... sick all the way. But when he arrived at the East he was again ordered to California, this time defi- nitely, and at this date was making his third t... ...as deemed safe to start. The disease did not break out again on the way to California, and we reached San Francisco early in September. CHAPTER XV SAN... ...e reached San Francisco early in September. CHAPTER XV SAN FRANCISCO—EARLY CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCES—LIFE ON THE PACIFIC COAST —PROMOTED CAPTAIN—FLUSH TI... ...ion as any in their section of the State. It embraced the sons of farmers, lawyers, physicians, politicians, merchants, bankers and ministers, and som...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...istration’s Approach 203 7. THE ATTACK LOOMS 215 7.1 First Arrivals in California 215 7.2 The 9/11 Pilots in the United States 223 7.3 Assembl... ...ly sec- ular struggles for independence after World War I.Western-educated lawyers, soldiers, and officials led most independence movements, and cleri... ...or Afghanistan’s warring factions in a project by the Union Oil Company of California (UNOCAL) to build a pipeline across the country. While there was... ... the context of a capture operation. CIA senior man- agers, operators, and lawyers confirmed this understanding.“We always talked about how much easie... ...l other col- laborators and for covering a wider set of contingencies, the lawyers returned to the language used in August 1998, which authorized forc... ...e United States, therefore became the primary target. For similar reasons, California also became a target for KSM. 32 KSM claims that the earlier bom... ...and FBI headquarters, nuclear power plants, and the tallest build- ings in California and the state of Washington. KSM himself was to land the tenth p... ...rs and informed Washington. 4 One of the 16, Raed Hijazi, had been born in California to Palestinian parents; after spending his childhood in the Mid... ... the government in with statements that might later be obtained by defense lawyers in a future court case.At the time, Clarke was aware of the problem...

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