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At issue was whether the charge was a lawful fee or an illegal tax requiring two-thirds voter approval.
PORT SETTLEMENTS WILL SEND REFUNDS TO AIRPORT RENTAL CAR CUSTOMERSASHLY MCGLONESEPTEMBER 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
While the May explosions were lawful under a state government decision, Rio has been accused of failing to act on information that later showed the heritage sites had greater significance than first understood.
THE CEO OF MINING GIANT RIO TINTO IS FORCED OUT FOLLOWING THE DESTRUCTION OF AN ANCIENT ARCHEOLOGICAL SITEBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
So by that nature you are serving the country by working for people that are duly elected and carrying out all their lawful orders that they have.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: SEAN SPICER ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 26, 2020OZY
In May, the Supreme Court referred a judgment on a petition calling for the restoration of full service to a committee of government-appointed officials—in essence asking the government to decide whether or not its own actions were lawful.
HOW INDIA BECAME THE WORLD’S LEADER IN INTERNET SHUTDOWNSKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In an age of ubiquitous technology and strong encryption, such “lawful hacking” has emerged as a powerful tool for public safety when law enforcement needs access to data.
INSIDE NSO, ISRAEL’S BILLION-DOLLAR SPYWARE GIANTTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
To give him a party name, he became an anti-clerical, strictly in a political and lawful sense.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
What other channel, then, was open to the country through which to insist upon the recovery of its lawful rights?
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Were it not lawful declarations concerning the manner of doing it would not be made.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It is the duty of a subject to swear allegiance to his lawful sovereign; at least he must stand prepared to do so when required.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It is dutiful for all who have the whole word of God, to use every lawful means in their power to make others know it.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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