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  Pass Law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pass laws in South Africa were designed to segregate the population and were one of the dominant features of the country's apartheid system.
The pass also documented permission requested and denied or granted to be in a certain region and the reason for seeking such permission.
The resistance to the Pass Law led to many thousands of arrests and was the spark that ignited the Sharpeville massacre on 21 March 1960, and led to the arrest of Robert Sobukwe on that same date.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pass_Law   (370 words)

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If offender's RHO passes, offender must repeat his out-of-rotation double or redouble and there is no penalty unless the double or redouble is inadmissible, in which case Law 36 applies.
The offender must substitute a legal call, and (penalty) the offender's partner must pass whenever it is his turn to call (see Law 23 when the pass damages the non-offending side); the lead penalties of Law 26 may apply.
A bid, double or redouble by a player who is required by law to pass is canceled, and (penalty) each member of the offending side must pass whenever it becomes his turn to call (see Law 23 when the pass damages the non-offending side).
web2.acbl.org /laws/auction.htm   (3259 words)

 Search Results for "Pass Law"
Now we are trying to pass a law to put the people to bed an hour earlier.
Instead of trying to hide the facts, get busy and see that laws are passed that will do some good.
...base it on firm legal grounds, and that we should clearly understand what relation the law we are asked to pass is to bear to the political action that is to go on...
bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Pass+Law   (332 words)

 Pass your bar exam!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
What our law firms looking for in a resume, well they're looking for paralegals to do all the work and it is best to have little if any ethics if you wish to get hired, all they want is loyalty, not ethics.
Law firms in my opinion are also looking for people who will help them double bill and triple bill clients for work that was never completed without saying anything.
Law firms are looking for people who will look the other way and do as they are told and smile and wear nice clothes and act professional even though they are screwing over every man, woman and child in the United States of America and destroying our nation.
www.go-law-school.com   (414 words)

 DAILY BRUIN ONLINE - Pass rate on state bar falls to decade low   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The state bar reported that 51.2 percent of test-takers passed the most recent test; the percentage of UCLA law students who passed is also among the lowest in 10 years.
At the UCLA School of Law, the pass rate among first-time test-takers dipped to 83.7 percent on the July exam from 85.9 percent in 1998.
Pass rates were highest among first-time takers who attended California law schools approved by the American Bar Association and lowest among students who studied law at unaccredited schools.
www.dailybruin.ucla.edu /DB/issues/99/12.09/news.bar.html   (643 words)

 Emory Law School: Pass/Fail Option
Those credits may be either graduate level course work from other Emory University schools/colleges or Law School courses, or any combination thereof, up to six hours.
The option to take a course pass-fail is available only to students taking a full load of Law School courses; thus, the option is not available to joint degree students.
The grade in the course necessary to receive a "pass" is a C, and not below.
www.law.emory.edu /cms/site/index.php?id=657   (244 words)

 Law.com - New York's New Bar Exam Requirement Affects Law School Pass Rates
Although the downward trend in bar pass rates was numerically obvious, a handful of campuses -- notably New York Law School and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, each of which increased their pass rates by six points -- posted surprising gains for 2005.
Still, the release of the statistics upset anew law school officials across the state who called the law board's insistence on the new cut score unjustified and said it is damaging the career hopes of hundreds of would-be attorneys.
For two years, the deans of the state's 15 laws schools, along with the heads of all the state's mainstream and special-interest bar associations, have expressed objection to the score increase.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1137146711149&rss=newswire   (1466 words)

 USATODAY.com - AFC beat: Will Pats pass Law test?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ty Law's value to the New England Patriots was key to a sexy offseason story, when the all-pro cornerback exploded after efforts to redo his contract fizzled.
Law is expected to miss four to six weeks after suffering a broken bone in his foot, weakening a secondary that already has missed the other starting corner, Tyrone Poole, for three of the last four games.
Law, however, might be the one player the Patriots can least afford to lose from their phenomenal defense.
www.usatoday.com /sports/football/columnist/bell/2004-11-04-afc-beat_x.htm   (862 words)

 Wired News: Europe to Pass E-Trash Law
Under the law, manufacturers would have to pay the cost of collecting and recycling old electronic goods which people want to throw away, this may include arranging door-to-door collections for waste goods or paying for someone else to do so.
In both cases, the laws require careful removal of toxic chemicals from scrap before it can be shredded, dumped or burned, adding to the cost of recycling and encouraging firms to phase them out, or banning them altogether.
Once parliament has voted on Wednesday, the draft law will require the approval of EU governments and will probably be subject to final negotiations between EU states and parliament to hammer out details on deadlines, recycling quotas and the exact rules on financing recycling schemes.
www.wired.com /news/politics/0,1283,51659,00.html   (724 words)

 Opinion: Pass law to spare retarded inmates
I am referring to their possible concerns for the presidential campaign of Texas Gov. George W. Bush, who opposed protection for the retarded when his legislature was considering it last year.
The bill passed the Senate, 23-7, but died on adjournment in the House.
Penry, 43, who is said to have the mental capacity of a 7-year-old, figured in the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial 1989 decision that his execution would not be "cruel and unusual" within the meaning of the Constitution.
www.sptimes.com /News/041300/Opinion/Pass_law_to_spare_ret.shtml   (631 words)

 stupidangrycanajun: Pass A Law, Dammit!
The "plan" the law speaks of is built upon pre-existing Ontario law (The Education Act)and Federal Law (Charter of Rights) which states that the principal has a duty of care that must equal that of a careful and prudent parent and that he must pay assiduous attention to the health and safety of his pupils.
Sabrina's Law is meant to provide basic education to schools on how they can reduce the risk of death for these students by educating staff on emergency response and by implementing simple risk reduction measures.
To see the government pass a law - and have the citizens rejoice that the government is giving protection due to them through a natural state of responsibility and rights, now forgotten - is to see Orwell's "1984" come to life.
stupidangrycanajun.typepad.com /sac/2005/05/pass_a_law_damm.html   (1878 words)

 LLB (Honours and Pass) Law
As a subject for study at university, it is concerned with the obligations, which individuals owe to each other, whether these are taken on voluntarily (eg under the law of contract) or are imposed by law (as under criminal law).
The Law School has always been at the forefront of the teaching of IT skills to undergraduate LLB students, and its IT facilities and innovative teaching methods were noted as particular strengths.
The Law School has a particular interest in innovative methods of teaching and assessment, which allow students to learn and demonstrate a wide variety of skills, such as oral presentation.
www.strath.ac.uk /law/ug-info/lawllb.htm   (1027 words)

 The Straight Dope: Did a state legislature once pass a law saying pi equals 3?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It said Oklahoma legislators had passed a law making pi equal to 3.0.
The committee deliberated gravely on the question, decided it was not the appropriate body to consider such a measure and turned it over to the Committee on Education.
The latter committee gave the bill a "pass" recommendation and sent it on to the full House, which approved it unanimously, 67 to 0.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a3_341.html   (1122 words)

 Governor, Grieshaber Call On Legislature To Pass Jenna's Law
Jenna's Law would end parole for first-time violent felons by establishing determinate sentencing for these criminals and requiring that they serve a minimum of 6/7ths of their sentence.
By eliminating the current indeterminate sentencing structure, Jenna's Law would eliminate the chance that a dangerous violent felon could be released from prison on parole after serving only one half of his or her maximum sentence.
Under existing law, judges are required to sentence first-time violent offenders to prison terms with minimum and maximum periods of incarceration.
www.ny.gov /governor/press/98/may6_4_98.html   (1162 words)

 State: How Terri's Law came to pass
Lawmakers passed a bill Oct. 21 giving Gov. Jeb Bush the authority to reverse a judge's decision and order the reconnection of a feeding tube that had kept Schiavo alive for 13 years.
The law has brought praise and scorn upon legislators with an intensity not seen since they injected themselves into the 2000 presidential election.
But as a sponsor of Florida's original "death with dignity" law in 1990, an emotional issue that followed the deaths of his parents, he brought personal and historical perspectives and a deeply held set of beliefs.
www.sptimes.com /2003/11/02/State/How_Terri_s_Law_came_.shtml   (1619 words)

 Pass 'Laura's Law'
This is because California passed legislation nearly 30 years ago that, with the best of intentions, had the unintended consequence of making it almost impossible for a judge, family member or physician to order a mentally ill person to accept treatment and medication, even on an outpatient basis.
The law (AB1421) is named after Laura Wilcox, a 19-year-old high school valedictorian who was killed on Jan. 10, 2001, by Scott Harlan Thorpe, a 41- year-old Northern California man who suffered from serious delusional paranoia.
We strongly urge members of the Judiciary Committee to restore and pass AB1421 as it was proposed by Assemblywoman Thomson.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2002/07/31/ED126514.DTL   (450 words)

Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance and a leading critic of the war on drugs, is grateful to Ernest Istook.
This astonishing equation of advocating reform with breaking the law speaks volumes about the arrogance of politicians who are so sure of themselves that they see no reason to allow debate.
As the groups challenging Section 177 note, "it is Congress that broke the supreme law of the land by enacting legislation for the purpose of suppressing the expression of opinions about marijuana policy."
www.reason.com /sullum/022004.shtml   (624 words)

 Pass Law articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
labor law LABOR LAW [labor law] legislation dealing with human beings in their capacity as workers or wage earners.
agrarian laws AGRARIAN LAWS [agrarian laws] in ancient Rome, the laws regulating the disposition of public lands (ager publicus).
It was the practice of Rome to confiscate part of the land of conquered cities and states, and this was made public land.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Pass+Law   (474 words)

 Senate likely to pass law shielding gun manufacturers - The Superhero Hype! Boards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gun manufacturers have pressed for years for such a law, arguing that it is needed to protect them from lawsuits filed by municipalities or individuals that the industry says could bankrupt it.
The House passed a similar measure last year and is expected to pass this bill, if the Senate adopts it.
In such events, we just have to look to the legislative branch to write laws that are as retard proof as possible, but that's usually an evoloutionary process where the law will continue to have to be modified to remove all of these loopholes and such that those who pursue frivolous lawsuits depend on.
www.superherohype.com /forums/showthread.php?t=190523   (5923 words)

 Re: Third Class/Pass Law Claffication
As for a "pass" classification, I would argue that you will have a difficult time translating this level with any degree of quality.
As for a third class degree, please note that in England and Wales, you must have a lower second to meet the "academic stage" of either the Bar Council or Law Society.
The areas of law discussed are particularly fast-moving, and legal issues develop on a daily basis.
www.malet.com /_ArticleFile/00000044.htm   (557 words)

 WJLA - Japan Set to Pass Law for Investment Funds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Japan is preparing to pass a bill this month to tighten checks on investment funds following an arrest of a star fund manager who made his fame as a proponent of U.S.-style shareholder rights.The arrest Monday of Yoshiaki Murakami, head of investment fund MAC Asset Management, on charges of insider trading has stunned Japan.
With a public outcry rising over the apparent lack of monitoring over dubious stock trading, the bill is now almost certain to pass in the current parliamentary session, scheduled to end by June 18.
"Governments have to pass laws, and they have to have vigorous enforcement of the laws to prevent insider trading," Post said in a telephone interview.
www.wjla.com /headlines/0606/333821.html   (891 words)

 France May Pass Law Granting Tax Breaks for Pensions
The law includes creating tax-deductible retirement plans for individuals and incentives for a new corporate retirement plan.
BNP Paribas and Axa SA, Europe's second-largest insurer, may be among beneficiaries of the law as the French take out new retirement plans either individually, through their company, or both.
A second law later this year or early next will detail the terms and conditions for the new savings products, while the 2004 budget, to be presented in September, will fix the size of the tax breaks on contributions.
www.globalaging.org /pension/world/taxbreak.htm   (855 words)

 University of Michigan Law School: Current Students   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LAW COURSES: If a student elects to take a law course "pass/fail" and gets a C or better grade, a "P" will appear on the transcript.
To be eligible for a J.D. degree with honors and election to Order of the Coif, a student must earn a minimum of 60 credit hours in courses at the Law School which are fully graded and factored into his or her honor point average.
Likewise, for students who spend one or two terms at another law school for a compelling and unusual personal reason pursuant to the Law School Academic Regulations, limited grade credit hours for courses taken at other law schools DO count toward the 60 graded credit hours.
www.law.umich.edu /CurrentStudents/registration/passfail.htm   (1363 words)

 Georgetown University Law Center - Pass/Fail Option Resources (Office of the Registrar)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fernando concluded there would probably not be much impact on large firm hiring, although students should be aware that some might view negatively a pass/fail grade in a core course.
Similarly, government agencies and boutique law firms would be concerned if a student had a pass/fail grade in a course relevant to the primary focus of the firm or agency's work.
Fernando thought that there might be some impact on judges who are grade conscious and who hire clerks in their 3L/4E year.
www.law.georgetown.edu /registrar/passFail.html   (665 words)

 News - South Dakota Likely to Pass Law Banning Abortion - Center for Reclaiming America
If passed, the new law would make the crime of abortion punishable by up to five years in prison.
South Dakota legislators intend to defend the proposed law by claiming that the state is within its rights to define life, without contradicting the federal constitution.
Because neither constitutional law nor Supreme Court precedent has defined the moment when life begins, pro-life officials believe that this legislation falls well within the realm of a state’s individual rights to pass legislation.
www.reclaimamerica.org /PAGES/NEWS/news.aspx?story=1530   (505 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It isn't often that a governor vetoes a bill that was passed unanimously by both Houses of the State Legislature.
It also would have prohibited committee members or their spouses from soliciting or accepting anything of value or any other economic benefit from a pharmaceutical company that manufacturers or produces vaccines unless it is offered and available generally to licensed physicians or the public.
Fortunately, in May of this year, the Illinois House of Representatives passed SB 1305, which eliminated "not vaccinating children" as a reason for families to be brought under investigation by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
www.mercola.com /2001/sep/15/vaccines.htm   (1201 words)

 Senate likely to pass law shielding gun manufacturers - Page 2 - The Superhero Hype! Boards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
My point is that we should enforce the laws on the books and deal with gun toting criminals with a HEAVY hand, instead of trying to put all of the blame on the manufacturers.
Everyone is framing the argument in their own way-which is actually the way both the NRA and those in the Senate who want to pass the bill have framed it.
The legislation, which passed 65 to 31, would protect the industry from a rash of lawsuits brought forward in recent years, including the 33 cases brought by government entities such as the District of Columbia.
www.superherohype.com /forums/showthread.php?p=6312345   (4424 words)

 Christ Matters: Christian Conservatism: Please Pass Jessica's Law
There is a battle in California over Jessica's Law, the new legislation that is being passed in states all over the country.
Current law requires only sex offenders who molested children to be placed a quarter-mile away from places such as schools and parks
Critics have complained that such a buffer would keep everyone with a sex crime in their background out of most urban areas of the state and that such laws aren't effective anyway.
christmatters.blogspot.com /2006/02/please-pass-jessicas-law.html   (1628 words)

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