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  • The phrase officio novem lectionem gave rise to a doubt as to whether semi-doubles only were referred to, or if doubles also were understood.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Agriculture, of which President Battle was a member ex officio, that is, as president of the institution holding the Land Grant.

    History of the University of North Carolina. Volume II: From 1868 to 1912

  • The prosecutocracy, in which, ex officio, no one plays a more prominent role than the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, has hijacked the rights of the people of the land of the free with the enthusiastic -- if often witless -- complicity of much of the media, including Time, ever the quavering national town crier of "America's century."

    Conrad Black: Time's Fatuous and Egregious Coverage of Wall Street Prosecutor

  • And even though the Board of Trustees eliminated parity a few years ago, alumni still elect one-third of the non ex-officio trustees.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Joseph Asch ’79 For Dartmouth Trustee:

  • It is extraordinarily wasteful of the talents of a broad range of people, when we proceed as if leadership could only exist ex officio, as if conferral of office created a leader, as if leadership were non-existent apart from administrative titles.

    Thomas Worcester: Do Good Leaders Abound In The Catholic Church?

  • The prosecutocracy, in which, ex officio, no one plays a more prominent role than the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, has hijacked the rights of the people of the land of the free with the enthusiastic -- if often witless -- complicity of much of the media, including Time, ever the quavering national town crier of "America's century."

    Conrad Black: Time's Fatuous and Egregious Coverage of Wall Street Prosecutor

  • Elected offices/civic activities: Member, Montgomery County Council, 2002-present; co-chairman, board of directors, Bethesda Green; board member (ex officio), Purple Line Now!

    Robert Dyer (R)

  • I have monthly meetings with the President and with the Board of Trustees, bi-weekly meetings with the VP of Instruction, and countless committee meetings (since the head of the Council is an ex officio member of about 400 different committees).

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Elected offices/civic activities: Member, Montgomery County Council, 2002-present; co-chairman, board of directors, Bethesda Green; board member (ex officio), Purple Line Now!

    Robert Dyer (R)

  • They feel obliged to detest the chancellor, ex officio, so to speak.

    Talking Eds recall the good times

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