Magna Charta

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the royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215

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He referred that the law would facilitate the licensing process for overseas universities in Egypt and the mobility of the staff, remarking that the law would be "aligned" with the Magna Charta Universitatum, a document containing principles of academic freedom and institutional autonomy that has been signed by hundreds of university leaders from across the world.
The academic freedom granted by the Magna Charta Universitatum makes the method of instruction more liberal and different.
She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a Magna Charta Dame.
Three years later, their doctrinal Magna Charta -- the Ecosex Manifesto 1.0 -- was introduced at a visual art exhibit in San Francisco.
The keynote speech was delivered by David Lock, secretary general of the Magna Charta Observatory and international adviser to the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
They had not Magna Charta In ver l'estate, Queen of Akragas Resistant, Templum aedificavit Segesta (Cantos, 771-2) Here the naming of the great unfinished Doric temple at Segesta is intended to 'rhyme' with Malatesta's Tempio in Rimini ('Tempio aedificavit', from Canto VIII).
Canterbury's copy is listed on a shipping manifest--'Magna Charta 1532--1[copy]'--for books belonging to the Canterbury Association packed on 25 September 1852 (see Figure 2).
Charged with praemunire, that is, an illegal appeal to the pope in Rome from England, the archbishop argued "the liberties of the Church are guaranteed by Magna Charta, and several kings who violated them, as Henry II.
Marx, por demas, tambien vio este punto central de la misma manera al confrontar la "magra Magna Charta de la jornada laboral establecida por ley"--la cual, como politizacion de la lucha de clases (lucha por una ley parlamentaria), es producto de la solidaridad ("los trabajadores unidos por las cabezas")--con el ampuloso catalogo de los derechos humanos inalienables.
*** (1988) Magna charta universitatum, Bologna, 1988 Fig.
The US Supreme Court, for example, has long taken it for granted that "Rights of personal liberty and of property...[are] the great principles of Magna Charta." (2) Linebaugh objects to such a narrowing of the legacy of Magna Carta not only in the name of historical accuracy, but because he believes any decent society needs to integrate both liberties: the negative rights against despotism and the positive rights to the conditions for economic self-sufficiency.
Largely ignored or disdained by the middle classes and the more respectable press, the Tichbornites under Keneally were incorporated into quasi-party form in the Magna Charta Association, served by the Englishman, Keneally's own weekly newspaper.