Personal rights


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Related to Personal rights: human rights, Real Rights
rights appertaining to the person; as, the rights of a personal security, personal liberty, and private property.

See also: Personal

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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At Speranski's request he took the first part of the Civil Code that was being drawn up and, with the aid of the Code Napoleon and the Institutes of Justinian, he worked at formulating the section on Personal Rights.
A fourth concurs in the absolute necessity of a bill of rights, but contends that it ought to be declaratory, not of the personal rights of individuals, but of the rights reserved to the States in their political capacity.
"Who, in the name of what Law, would think of disputing my full personal right over the fortnight of life left to me?
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) denounced the investigations launched against it earlier this month.
Radikal reported that Erdoy-an's lawyer Ahmet Euzel submitted a petition to the ystanbul Public Prosecutor's Office and said Ecandar attacked Erdoy-an's personal rights by insulting him in the media.
A religious rights researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, Ishak Ibrahim, admitted his country's vaguely defined blasphemy laws allow anyone who disagrees with someone's beliefs to approach the courts to prosecute the concerned person.
Garbus (a First Amendment lawyer who has appeared before the Supreme Court) provides a portrait of the present and likely future politics of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Roberts and the picture that emerges is not particularly pretty for those concerned about such matters as the concentration of power in the hands of the executive, the undermining of federal protection of citizens from having their rights violated by the states, the elevation of economic interests over personal rights, and the rise of state religion.
He has practiced law in Jacksonville for 36 years with the same firm, now known as Datz, Jacobson; Lembcke & Wright His practice is concentrated in the areas of family law, civil and criminal litigation and personal rights. He is a board member of the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Society, and also is the only person to serve twice as its president.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) warned against the current state approach to sectarian violence against the backdrop of renewed violence in Minya governorate Monday which killed a young Coptic man.
The petition stated that Bahceli had gone beyond the limits of freedom of expression and that Erdoy-an's personal rights had been violated.

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