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  • The scarring and pitting over its shell, the way one arm hung inoperatively at its side, gave a convincing account of the aftermath of horrible trauma.



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  • "(13) The possession of an estate is granted either effectively or inoperatively; effectively, when he who receives it can actually retain the property; inoperatively, when another can evict the estate under the Civil Law." --The Civil Law: Including the Twelve Tables, the Institutes of Gaius, the Rules of Ulpian, the Opinions of Paulus, the Enactments of Justinian, and the Constitutions of Leo: Translated from the original Latin, edited, and compared with all accessible systems of jurisprudence ancient and modern. Vols. 1-2, p.254. Samuel Parsons Scott, ed., The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., Union, New Jersey. 2001. Link.

    April 20, 2011