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someone who doesn't understand what is going on

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a fabric interwoven with threads of metal

deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

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pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

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disabled in the feet or legs

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Antonio Lamer has been a member of the Supreme Court of Canada since 1980 and, as its Chief Justice since 1990, he is the sixteenth eminence to hold that post since Parliament created the tribunal in 1875.
How such a practice or such significance interacts with the assertion of Crown sovereignty is not addressed by Lamer CJC, writing for the majority.
Lamer CJ, who wrote a concurring opinion, opposed the idea that administrative officials could consider the constitutionality of their own enabling legislation.
If, as Justice Lamer describes, determination or grievances are connected to morale, perhaps, considering that some grievances have been sitting on the CDS' desk for more than four years, one has to ask: How's morale?
Those people were probably more than a little surprised when the reasons of Justice Lamer (as he then was) were released.
Justice Antonio Lamer (as he then was), writing for the majority of the Court in Collins, explained the purpose of the exclusionary rule as follows:
I believe that Chief Justice Lamer, while he was addressing the justification for infringement of Aboriginal title, also made it clear that Aboriginal people need to have accommodations made to assist them to participate in the general economic development of the resources of the land.
In one fell swoop a lame-duck President of a wounded superpower became even lamer.
To discover a cluster that is so distant yet so big was quite lucky," says study coauthor Georg Lamer of the Astrophysical Institute of Potsdam in Germany.
Another rationale - less self-serving but even lamer - was voiced by Amethyst founder John McCardell, the former president of Middlebury College, who lamented that the current law is viewed by young people as "unjust and unfair and discriminatory.
Unfortunately, their adventures are even lamer than Jack and Morgan's, and their dialogue makes "Bucket's" tired platitudes sound like gems from an Oscar Wilde-guided tour.
getula (common kingsnake) Northerly Nerodia rhombifer (diamondback water snake) Northerly Virginia valeriae (smooth earth snake) Northerly Hemidactylium scutatum (four-toed salamander) Southerly Ambystoma laterale (blue-spotted salamander) Southerly Pseudacris illinoensis (Illinois chorus frog) *** Southerly Heterodon nasicus (western hognose snake) *** Southerly Thamnophis radix (plains garter snake) *** Southerly Clonophis kirtlandii (Kirtland's snake) *** Southerly * reported by Lamer et al.
In addition, Lamer says that Moore promulgates political positions that lack nuance and insight and which are not only wrong but which are also ultimately counter-productive to the causes Moore seemingly supports.
Shortly thereafter ill health obliged Lamer to withdraw from the position.