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  • n. Attributive form of good faith.


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  • For the first time in history, the Court concluded that the exclusionary rule does not apply if the Fourth Amendment is violated by good-faith or even negligent police actions.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • The issue was whether the exclusionary rule applies when police commit an illegal search based on good-faith reliance on erroneous information from another jurisdiction.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Thus, in 1996 the International Court of Justice a. k. a. the World Court determined that the threat or use of nuclear weapons would be generally illegal, and that there is an unconditional obligation to achieve the complete prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons through good-faith negotiations.

    Alyn Ware: Nuclear Energy and Weapons: Uncontrollable in Time and Space

  • Throughout the legislative battle over the health care law, anti-choice legislators manipulated by the U.S. Conference on Catholic Bishops and extreme political organizations used abortion as a bargaining chip, purposely creating a furor and almost destroying good-faith reform efforts.

    Carlton W. Veazey: Insurance Bans on Abortion Go for the Jugular

  • "We call on the Tenet board to uphold its fiduciary duties and enter into good-faith discussions with us to conclude a mutually beneficial transaction," Community Health Chairman and Chief Executive Wayne Smith said.

    Suitor Increases Its Hostile Tenet Bid

  • As a good-faith gesture to make up for the bin Laden debacle, arresting his longtime deputy and al Qaeda's likely new leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and the Taliban's Mullah Omar would also be more than welcome.

    Pakistan as Terror Sanctuary

  • The offer will expire on May 9 if Tenet does not begin good-faith negotiations with Community Health at that time.

    Community Health Craves Tenet, Ups Offer To $725

  • California law, like the federal Lanham Act and most state consumer protection laws, lacks any scienter requirement; perfectly good-faith errors, if false, can lead to liability.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Misspelled names and numbers that don't match the good-faith estimate are not acceptable (unless the fees on the HUD-1 are less than previously disclosed).

    In homeowners associations, it pays to keep paying your dues

  • Furthermore, all my clients receive an updated good-faith estimate and loan summary worksheet many days, if not more than a week, before the closing.

    In homeowners associations, it pays to keep paying your dues


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