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  • 1 leniency — noun a) The quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case. The convicted felon asked for leniency, but because the crime was so heinous the judge refused and gave the maximum sentence. b) An act of …

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  • 2 leniency — /lee nee euhn see, leen yeuhn /, n., pl. leniencies. 1. the quality or state of being lenient. 2. a lenient act. Also, lenience. [1770 80; LENI(ENT) + ENCY] * * * …

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  • 3 Sherman Antitrust Act — Sen. John Sherman (R OH), the principal author of the Sherman Antitrust Act …

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  • 4 Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act — Acronym Hatch Waxman amendments Citations Codification …

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  • 5 American Recovery And Reinvestment Act — An act initiated and signed by U.S. President Barack Obama in February, 2009. The act was set into motion as a response to the weak economic state facing the country. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was created to stimulate the economy …

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  • 6 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 7 List of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit characters — The cast of the thirteenth season (2011–2012). From left to right: Dann Florek, Danny Pino, Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Richard Belzer, and Ice T. Law Order: Special Victims Unit, a spin off of the crime drama Law O …

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  • 8 List of minor characters in Judge Dredd — This is a list of minor characters in the British comic strip Judge Dredd appearing in 2000 AD, Judge Dredd Megazine and related publications. They are listed alphabetically by surname, in categories. Contents 1 Judges of Mega City One 1.1 …

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  • 9 excuse — ex•cuse v. [[t]ɪkˈskyuz[/t]] n. [[t] ˈskyus[/t]] v. cused, cus•ing, n. 1) to regard or judge with indulgence; pardon or forgive; overlook (a fault, error, etc.) 2) to offer an apology for; seek to remove the blame of: He excused his absence by… …

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  • 10 Herta Bothe — (born January 8, 1921 in Teterow, Mecklenburg, Germany) was a female Nazi concentration camp guard imprisoned for war crimes, but ultimately released.Early lifeIn 1938 (at age 17) Bothe helped her father in his small Teterow wood shop, then… …

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  • 11 Commerce Commission — New Zealand This article is part of the series: Politics and government of New Zealand Constitution …

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  • 12 European Community competition law — is one of the areas of authority of the European Union. Competition law, or antitrust as it is known in the United States, regulates the exercise of market power by large companies, governments or other economic entities. In the EU, it is an… …

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  • 13 Bernard Madoff — Madoff redirects here. For other people with the same surname, see Madoff (surname). Bernard Lawrence Madoff US Department of Justice photograph, 2 …

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  • 14 Law, Crime, and Law Enforcement — ▪ 2006 Introduction Trials of former heads of state, U.S. Supreme Court rulings on eminent domain and the death penalty, and high profile cases against former executives of large corporations were leading legal and criminal issues in 2005.… …

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  • 15 Economy (Eastern Orthodox Church) — In the Eastern Orthodox and Greek Catholic Churches and in the teaching of the Church Fathers which undergirds the theology of those Churches, economy or oeconomy (Greek: οικονόμια, economia ) has several meanings. [Lampe, et al, A Patristic… …

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  • 16 clemency — clem·en·cy / kle mən sē/ n pl cies 1: willingness or ability to moderate the severity of a punishment (as a sentence) 2: an act or instance of mercy, compassion, or forgiveness see also amnesty, commute …

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  • 17 Derecho de la competencia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Antitrust» redirige aquí. Para la película, véase Antitrust (película). La Standard Oil fue una de las empresas afectadas por el primer desarrollo de las leyes antitrust en los Estados Unidos …

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  • 18 Classic Judaism — or classical Judaism represents a theology comprising a unique set of discernible styles, modes, forms, and content prevalent from the year 70 until the 19th century, styles rooted in classical Jewish thought as found in classical rabbinic… …

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  • 19 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 20 Ovadia Yosef — עובדיה יוסף Ovadia Yosef, 2007 Born September 23, 1920 (1920 09 23) (age 91) Basra, Iraq …

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