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The high denial rates belie the notion adjudications have become more lenient.
Forbes.com: News Stuart Anderson 2012
Wonky, but "adjudications" gets at the idea of balance.
Slate Magazine 2009
So reprehensible was that campaign that numerous right-wing lawyers have vehemenetly condemned it — including Ken Starr, David Rivkin, Ted Olsen, and even (ironically) former Bush official Cully Stimson — with most of them signing a letter decrying it as “a shameful series of attacks” that are “destructive of any attempt to build lasting mechanisms for counterterrorism adjudications.”
Think Progress » Mukasey calls Liz Cheney’s ‘Al-Qaeda 7′ ad ‘shoddy and dangerous.’ 2010
“We consider these attacks both unjust to the individuals in question and destructive of any attempt to build lasting mechanisms for counterterrorism adjudications,” wrote the 19 lawyers. in a way thats just music to the eyes reading that. poetic justice in a way ever so small way but its a good size ding in the cheney armor.
To do otherwise opens the gate to a new mess of claims and adjudications, as any person fired by a house of worship could claim the termination was due to a secular dispute.
Work, Pray, Sue 2011
In Lem Moon Sing v. United States, 158 U.S. 538, 547 (1895), the first Mr. Justice Harlan said: “The power of Congress to exclude aliens altogether from the United States, or to prescribe the terms and conditions upon which they may come to this country, and to have its declared policy in that regard enforced exclusively through executive officers, without judicial intervention, is settled by our previous adjudications.”
The Volokh Conspiracy » Is the Arizona Immigration Law Preempted? 2010
About two years after the allegations emerged in 2007, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered all of Mr. Ciavarella's adjudications involving children over a five-year period to be vacated.
Prison for Ex-Judge in Corruption Case Ashby Jones 2011
“We consider these attacks both unjust to the individuals in question and destructive of any attempt to build lasting mechanisms for counterterrorism adjudications,” wrote the 19 lawyers.
Gross points to two key moments in the twentieth century American history of racial and gender identity occurring initially when racial identity trials shifted from more routine adjudications of ancestry to intense contests about science and performance, and subsequently when jingoist and nativist movements ignited efforts to define the boundaries of citizenship racially.
Discourse.net: SSRN: Legal Studies Research Paper Series University Of Miami School Of Law Vol. 3, No. 7 2009
Likewise, after the initial hiring, civil servants should not be subject to re-investigations and re-adjudications examining their continuing "suitability".
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