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  • abbr. Circuit Court of Appeals

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  • California College of the Arts
  • Coastal Conservation Association
  • Corrections Corp of America
  • Call Centre Association
  • Centre for Contemporary Arts
  • Canadian Cat Association
  • Canadian Construction Association
  • Controller of Certifying or Certification Authorities
  • Christian Conference of Asia
  • Certified Crop Advisor
  • Citrix Certified Administrator
  • California Culinary Academy
  • Canadian Cycling Association
  • Common Component Architecture
  • Center for Computational Aesthetics
  • Chandigarh College of Architecture
  • Centre for Corporate Accountability
  • Computability and Complexity in Analysis
  • Chromated Copper Arsenate
  • Corporate Council on Africa
  • Career College Association
  • Commonwealth Copyright Administration
  • Computer Corporation of America
  • Consumer & Corporate Affairs
  • Coca-Cola Amatil
  • Centre for Creative Arts
  • Canadian Chiropractic Association
  • Canadian Council of Archives
  • Carribian Contemporary Arts
  • California Commuters Alliance
  • C Code Analyzer
  • Canadian Conference of the Arts
  • Car Club of America
  • Canadian Cartographic Association
  • Calgary Construction Association
  • Conference of Consulting Actuaries
  • Colon Cancer Alliance
  • Continental Chess Association
  • Clear Channel Assessment
  • Cold Cranking Amperes


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  • CCA has made Puryear a multi-millionaire which would seriously compromise Puryear's ability to make fair decisions regarding CCA, which is based in Nashville.

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  • Except, IIRC, the CCA is a private self-regulatory body.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Are We Losing Free Speech Protections?

  • Whilst I maintain that the legal situation regarding the CCA is as I describe above, and that the CCA is a dangerous law that in the hands of a ruthless government could be used to institute a dictatorship, it does seem to me that it is somewhat unlikely to be used this way in practice.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • The CCA is the socially conservative group founded by Pat Robertson back in 1989.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2006

  • As I meant to say: I addressed the TCCJA a couple of months ago and advised them that the CCA was the epitome of inefficiency and unfairness to inmates, prospective inmates, and the families therof.

    Sheriff awarded jail contract - BatesLine

  • The need to create a new generation of rock lovers hasn't been lost on the CCA, which is hoping to capitalize on the success of the sport at Olympics.

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  • The bank invested in funds managed by the Citi Capital Advisors unit, or CCA, which is run by former Morgan Stanley executives Jonathan Dorfman and James O'Brien. -- Top News

  • The CCA is a consortium of industry players that want to drive development and adoption of what they dub the first nationwide high-definition enterprise voice and data network in the IP cloud.

    Wireless Week Headline News

  • CCA gets a good amount of its contracts from the state of Colorado, but that's not even close to "100% of its funding," and not all employees are funded by the state through CCA, which is actually funded through a complex formula based on a prisoner occupancy rate, rather than just writing a check.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Unfortunately, the CCA is a flawed vehicle for those aspirations.

    The Chronicle


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