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In the Bible, a son of David who staged a revolt against his father's kingship and was killed in the ensuing battle.


(Bible) Old Testament the third son of David, who rebelled against his father and was eventually killed by Joab (II Samuel 15–18)


(ˈæb sə ləm)

the third son of David: he rebelled against his father and was slain by Joab. II Sam. 13–18.
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371, 415 (2006) (describing market definition as a stumbling block in merger cases) ; Avishalom Tor & William J.
See Avishalom Tor, The Fable of Entry: Bounded Rationality, Market Discipline, and Legal Policy, 101 MICH.
Bordens, supra note 95, at 63-64; Gregory et at, supra note 95, at 1522; Avishalom Tor et at, Fairness and the Willingness to Accept Plea Bargain Offers, 7 J.
Amitai Aviram & Avishalom Tor, Overcoming Impediments to Information
Teitelbaum, A Unilateral Accident Model under Ambiguity, 37 Journal of Legal Studies 2007, 431-477; Avishalom Tor, The Methodology of the Behavioural Analysis of Law, 4(1) Haifa Law Review 2008, 237-327.
Avishalom Tor from the University of Haifa's Faculty of Law.