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Jennine Capo Crucet: How to Leave Hialeah

Jennine Capó Crucet is an insightful writer who uses humor and compassion to explore how community impacts individuals’ perspectives. She was born to Cuban parents and raised in Miami. Her debut book, How to Leave Hialeah, won the Iowa Short Fiction Award, the John Gardner Prize, the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Prose, and was named a Best Book of the Year by both the Miami Herald and the Miami New Times. The title story from her collection won her an O. Henry Prize and will appear i
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How we came to be at MIT/MSRP Orientation
June 6, 2011 - The MIT Summer Research Program (http://web.mit.edu/msrp/) brings talented undergraduate interns to MIT's campus. In this 2011 orientation session, six current graduate students give advice and answer questions regarding MIT and graduate community, as well as academia in general and occupational work. Panelists: Zinzile Brooks, Obioma Ohia, Daniel Soltero, Maria Telleria, David Hill.
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4.2 The volume of delegated legislation

Delegated legislation is a very important source of legislation quite simply because of its volume. There are far more pieces of delegated legislation created each year than Acts of Parliament. For example, in 2005 there were only 24 general public Acts of Parliament passed whereas there were 3,699 Statutory Instruments made. You will learn about Statutory Instruments as one type of delegated legislation.

3.2 Preparing and drafting a Bill

The period of preparation of a Bill allows time to scrutinise evidence on the policies underlying the Bill, and to consider whether the Bill can be improved before it is introduced. Proper preparation of a Bill should lead to better-informed debate when it is introduced, and may save time by identifying problems at an early stage. This period of pre-legislative scrutiny should allow mature consideration and so help to avoid introducing laws that are unworkable.

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2.8 (iv) The Law Commission

Another source of legislation is the recommendations of the Law Commission. The Law Commission was created in 1965 in order to review and make recommendations about any areas of the law which the Commission felt to be in need of reform. The Law Commission is responsible for keeping all the law under review with a view to its development and reform. This is not the only body charged with proposing changes to the law, there is also the Law Reform Committee and the Criminal Law Revision Committe
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4.1 Introduction

We have looked at the way in which policy informs the development of rules, and you have had an opportunity to develop your reasoning skills by applying your understanding of a set of rules to some factual situations. One of the issues which came out of Part B was that sometimes in applying rules the language in which the rules are written makes it difficult to know exactly what is meant. In Part C we will be looking at this problem in a little more detail. In particular, we will be looking a
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3.2 The policy behind Ireland's ban on smoking in the workplace

In order to explore these issues, we are going to look at the introduction of a rule in the Republic of Ireland – the ban on smoking in places where people work which was introduced in 2004. What I would like you to do first is to think about your own position on this subject. The purpose of the next activity is to provide you with an opportunity to think about your own attitudes to a particular kind of behaviour which many people feel should be subject to legal control. It is useful to wor
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3.6 Accountability

We have discovered that legal rules and principles are often more flexible than first imagined, but they still set the boundaries of permissible action and create a framework for decision making to which social workers are accountable. We have also seen that accountability is essential if power is to be kept in check and some of the negative effects of discretion are to be avoided. Decisions must be transparent, and the process by which they are made must be fair, reasonable and within legal
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Cuban Spectacular: When the Saints Come Marching In
Performed by the Hanover High School Marching Hawks at the 2012 University of Richmond Cuban Spectacular.
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Great Lakes SeaWiFS True Color Stills
SeaWiFS true color still images of the Great Lakes for 36 dates from September 15, 1997 to August 2, 1998
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Foundations of Modern Social Theory — Open Yale Courses
This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.
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La télévision numérique: gebruiksaanwijzing begrijpen, luisteroefening, gebruik van Futur antéri
Op het einde van deze les kun je, aan de hand van luisterfragmenten, de voordelen van digitale televisie opsommen en uitleggen hoe digitale televisie werkt.
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Listening exercise: Au magasin de sport
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to indicate the right arguments to use in a sale of a tennis racket.
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President Bruininks donates prized walleye
University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks donated his prized 17 pound, 6 ounce walleye to the U of M's Bell Museum of Natural History on June 16, 2011. The lunker, which Bruininks caught on Minnesota's Loon Lake July 4, 1989, is one of the largest caught in state history, falling just 2 ounces shy of the current state record.
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Investigate the Choral Position
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This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
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VIS-5D VR Animations: Hurricane Florence
The VIS-5D scientific visualization system has been extended to include an interactive mode controlled by virtual environment devices. This animation is part of a series of live screen captures demonstrating this capability.
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Six Annotated Datasets Pull Away from a Single Globe
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