feasance


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feasance

(ˈfiːzəns)
n
the execution of an action, condition or obligation

fea•sance

(ˈfi zəns)

n.
Law. the performance of some act, esp. a job or other duty.
[1530–40; < Anglo-French fesa(u)nce, Old French faisance]
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distinction--the difference between feasance and nonfeasance.
62: "In its classical form, constitutional law privileges private over public, local over national, freedom over coercion, feasance over nonfeasanee, and equality over inequality.
For present purposes, Lochner stands for the proposition that natural, discoverable, and judiciary enforceable boundaries separate public and private, feasance and nonfeasance, and freedom and coercion.