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- v. Present participle of determine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medieval universities, the act of qualifying for a degree by keeping the act. See act, 5.
- Having the power of fixing; directing, regulating, or controlling: as, determining influences or conditions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the power or quality of deciding
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We made a promise to follow through on our campaign promises, and in case we didn't, we would bring up a vote at the end of our term determining whether SGA should continue to exist.
But the presence or absence of their mother may make all the difference in determining which is which, according to new research published online yesterday in Nature Neuroscience.
It is now widely recognised that there are uncertainties in determining both R and D. Uncertainties in D (loads/demand) are due to the fact that they may vary depending on location and time (eg. there are no snow loads in summer, change of use).
Such information would also be useful in determining the meaning and purpose of the objects themselves.
The really dangerous element of the majority opinion is that it adopts the highly deferential “rational basis” test for assessing assertions of power under the Necessary and Proper Clause, holding that “in determining whether the Necessary and Proper Clause grants Congress the legislative authority to enact a particular federal statute, we look to see whether the statute constitutes a means that is rationally related to the implementation of a constitutionally enumerated power.”
This discussion of drones is valuable, but like the discussions of interrogation a few years ago it seems to miss the critical issue of purpose in determining what can bedone.
(It would not be useful in determining whether a statute was insufficient to meet a Constitutional requirement, but would be evidence of a reasonable expectation in areas related but outside the statute proper.)
It makes it less likely that the regulator is aware of the considerations that are important to you in determining the final outcome.
Assessments of past justices are surely important in determining which party should be trusted with the selection of future ones.
As alluded to above, I think ultimate aims of each side should be an important factor in determining culpability.