legal fiction


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legal fiction

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Peza ecozones are foreign soil by legal fiction,' said Mary Harriet Abordo, Peza deputy director general for operations, in a recent interview with reporters.
One of one the things I didnt expect when I became a lawyer was just how much it would ruin legal fiction for me.
Politicians must not create a legal fiction by treating ordinary parental discipline as if it was criminal assault.
Their topics include author here: the legal fiction of David Foster Wallace's The Pale King; the seed of emptiness: melancholy of The Pale King; language and the importance of the ordinary in Wallace, DeLillo, and Wittgenstein; Wallace and music: the grunge writer and the hitherto criminally overlooked importance of Signifying Rappers, Infinite Jest and modern French film; and gender and communication in the work and study of David Foster Wallace.
The Premier said the Mabo case was instrument in acknowledging the history of dispossession in Australia and overturning the legal fiction of terra nullius.
Grisham once again proves he is a master of legal fiction and is set to add to his legion of fans.
In his petition, Rizalito David asked the SC to reverse the SET decision which "misinterpreted the Constitution, the laws, procedural rules, and jurisprudence in giving effect to non-binding international (laws) and in acknowledging the flawed theory of citizenship by legal fiction.
Specifically, I suggest that the legal fiction that permits courts to impute income to unemployed parents should change to explicitly recognize discrimination in hiring.
214) Yet, the rhetorical device of the legal fiction itself has inspired the same argument.
The hallmark of a legal fiction is that a party is not permitted to
The Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction was established in 2011 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of To Kill A Mockingbird and to honour former Alabama student and author Harper Lee.