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The Florida state court judge presiding in the case read a statement to the jury chastising Morgan Stanley for its failures in the e-discovery process, which he said "was done knowingly and deliberately, and in bad faith.
In 2002, prior to the second Gulf War, Scowcroft published a Wall Street Journal op-ed column chastising the second Bush administration, warning that reigniting the conflict with Iraq would be a bloody and avoidable mess.
The ad features a grim-faced young boy chastising the senators and urges voters to call them and express their disapproval.
I am currently re-reading the Bible, and I've been impressed with how much time and effort God spends in the Old Testament chastising the Israelites.
Not that he will have to do much chastising because we will all do it anyway.
Jones recalls an older brother chastising him for "sitting like a girl," while DePaola recalls his father buying him a gym bag so he could "hide" his tap shoes on his way to dance class.
Crucially, this chastising project depends on "the textualizing, and, indeed, the fleshly -- fetishistic, scopic, imaginary -- incorporation of blackness into the white rape narrative" (5).
Ottawa--Representatives of the CCCB were among the Canadian Council of Churches' signatories to a letter chastising the federal government for its failure to eliminate child poverty by the promised 2000 date.
And although the primates warned liberal dioceses about the effect of thumbing their nose at the Lambeth resolution, they didn't go further by chastising them or driving them out of the Communion.
Chastising the COP for its grumpy indifference to the poor, Bush called for a "compassionate conservatism" that puts social needs ahead of tax breaks and "does not attempt to balance the budget on the backs of the poor.
while they're complaining or chastising the crew for not doing something correctly as they're going 200 miles an hour is a unique view in human resource management.
Novels like Faith and the Good Thing, Oxherding Tale, and Middle Passage perform a task much more substantial than chastising readers for buying into this or that racial myth.
from simple world-weariness into something like distilled despair; the same vibe that makes it difficult to tell, on "Rope Bridge Crossing" and the acoustic neo-folker "That Was My Veil," whether Polly Jean's chastising a lover who let her down, or a spirit who seemed far away when she needed him close.
Environmental groups responded to the treaty change with a statement chastising the United States and other leaders for backing "an extremely weak compromise that will extend ozone depletion for several decades through continued use of methyl bromide.
As in her earlier work, Mason accords too much negative power to feminists, blaming them when they did not bring about change and chastising them for focusing on gender discrimination, creating an atmosphere that expects women to be able to do it all.