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a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries


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97) The Scalia & Garner treatise supports Justice Kagan's argument, as the blackletter statement of the canon favors giving effect to "every word and every provision" of a text.
Moreover, the remainder of this Article argues that sovereignty plays a significant role in shaping the blackletter law.
section] 555); ABA Blackletter Statement, supra note 49, at 30 (observing that informal adjudication may include ex parte contacts and active involvement by the decision maker in the investigation and prosecution of the case).
Full OUR Interestingly, the prestigious and notso-local New York Times is a newspaper that still uses a Blackletter typeface to this day.
to rely on the blackletter rules of the Act when presented with novel
A congressional inquiry is beginning and we hope one of our visionary, techsavvy young legislators will overhaul blackletter law to conform to common sense, and breathe life into the sentence in our Constitution that reads: "The State recognizes the indispensable role of the private sector, encourages private enterprise, and provides incentives to needed investments.
Looking beyond the blackletter law to actual implementation, the government's efforts to combat economic crimes, though far from perfect, have had bite: "Between 1980 and 2006, the People's Procuratorate, the judicial institution responsible for investigating and prosecuting criminal activity, has filed criminal charges in more than 1.
and stage directions, and normalizes blackletter and roman type.
from Harvard Law School, where he served as an executive editor of both the Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal and the Harvard Human Rights Journal.
Ogletree and Lani Guinier and was the executive editor of the Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal and the Harvard Human Rights Journal.
describe the foreign law as more than a collection of blackletter rules:
The concluding chapter on The White Doe of Rylstone explores visual signs of history in popular exhibitions as a context for reading the significance of the poem s "typographic oscillation" between blackletter and roman typefaces (174).
It is a basic blackletter proposition that consent to sexual relations carries with it the consent for legal parenthood if a child is so conceived; however, in the context of assisted reproduction, the reality is different.
Schwartzreich L, 'Restructuring the framework for legal analyses of gay parenting', Harvard Blackletter Law Journal 21, pp 109-27, 2005