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There is not a strict description for what qualifies as DAW software, and there are many programs that may or may not be considered DAWs depending on the leniency of the definition.
THE BEST DAW FOR AUDIO ENGINEERS OF ANY KIND ON ANY BUDGETTONY WAREJULY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In the joint 2019 investigation, The Post and Courier and ProPublica revealed how South Carolina’s cloaked system of oversight for its state judges resulted in leniency and allowed allegations to remain buried — sometimes for years.
FACING NEW COMPLAINT, SOUTH CAROLINA MAGISTRATE REMOVED AS COUNTY’S CHIEF JUDGEBY JOSEPH CRANNEY AND AVERY G. WILKS, THE POST AND COURIERJULY 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
In Suffolk County, cases are randomly assigned to prosecutors, and those prosecutors vary in their leniency.
A NEW STUDY REVEALS THAT NOT PROSECUTING PEOPLE FOR NONVIOLENT MISDEMEANORS MAY ACTUALLY REDUCE CRIMEAMANDA AGAN, JENNIFER DOLEAC AND ANNA HARVEYMAY 4, 2021TIME
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was in the majority in all of the decisions that granted more leniency, and her spot on the court has been filled by conservative Amy Coney Barrett.
SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST JUVENILE SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT PAROLEROBERT BARNESAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Prosecutors offered to recommend leniency for his full and substantial cooperation, but also made clear Schaffer could be charged with other crimes of violence if they learn of them.
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Maya’s daughter is given additional time on assignments and leniency for getting to school late or leaving early.
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Georgia legislators and SKI customers have advocated leniency, arguing that punishing SKI could damage partners who had no role in or knowledge of SKI’s violations.
LOOMING TRADE SECRETS DECISION MAY BE ‘CATASTROPHIC’ FOR FORD AND VOLKSWAGEN’S EV AMBITIONSDZANEMORRISOCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
While the risk of collateral damage would hold significant weight in the sentencing phase of a conventional criminal or civil court proceeding, experts say the USITC’s mandate and structure makes leniency less likely.
LOOMING TRADE SECRETS DECISION MAY BE ‘CATASTROPHIC’ FOR FORD AND VOLKSWAGEN’S EV AMBITIONSDZANEMORRISOCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
With regard to the able-bodied pauper, at any rate for the first fifteen years after 1871, there was to be no leniency.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
We are willing, however, to offer a leniency not required by the circumstances.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
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