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- n. a status defined by law
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With an attitude reminiscent of Elvis insisting that his sandwich bag stuffed with pills contained only medication prescribed by a doctor, they would insist that marijuana is illegal, but that moonshine’s legal status is more along the lines of an inconvenience.
The parish of Greiz has existed since 1897 and the statutes of the Catholic congregation there, dated 12 April, 1897, received government sanction of 7 June of the same year, together with the grant of a legal status under the civil law.
The famous John Stuart Mill, in his work on the "Subjection of Women," said that under the English law the legal status of a wife was that of "a personal body servant of a despot," and that her actual treatment was better than her legal position,
They could speak, sing, read, write, work, love and die; but they were not covered by human law, which simply defined them as "homunculi" and gave them a legal status close to animals or robots.
If, under the upcoming EPA rules, the daily violations grow frequent enough to push Wichita into a legal status known as "non-attainment" of the standards, the city would have to mandate clean-up steps likely to cost local businesses and residents more than $10 million annually, Wichita officials estimate.
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