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By Bryan A. Garner

For greater than a century Black's has been the most efficient for the language of legislation. this present day it's the most generally pointed out legislation publication on this planet. Edited via Bryan A. Garner, the world's major felony lexicographer, the ninth variation is the main authoritative, finished legislation dictionary ever released. It includes greater than 45,000 phrases and contains: 2,000 extra phrases than the eighth variation and 19,000 greater than the seventh variation together with click on fraud, Code Adam, collaborative legislations, ecoterrorism, environmental tort, pleasant subpoena, happy-slapping, honor crime, mystery detention, Schumer field, and great precedent. comprises the date while chosen phrases have been first utilized in English-language contexts, specially in judicial evaluations. Heightened accuracy: greater than two hundred legal professionals round the kingdom reviewed phrases. Definitions of greater than 1,000 law-related abbreviations and acronyms. virtually 3,000 quotations drawn from assets over 5 centuries. trade spellings or identical expressions for greater than 5,300 phrases. West Key Numbers.

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3. Family law. The act ofleaving a spouse or child willfully and without an intent to return. - Child abandonment is grounds for termination of parental rights. Spousal abandonment is grounds for divorce. Cf. DESERTION. " Homer H. 6, at 895 (1988). abandonment ofminor children. See NONSUPPORT. constructive abandonment. See constructive desertion under DESERTION. malicious abandonment. 1. lhe desertion of a spouse without just cause. See criminal desertion under DESERTION. ]2. See voluntary abandonment.

Cable (ab-di-ka-bal), adj. - abdicator (ab-di-kay-tar), n. abditory (ab-di-tor-ee), n. [Law Latin abditorium "box, receptacle"] A repository used to hide and preserve goods or money. - Also termed abditorium (ab-di­ tor-ee-am). abduction (ab-d3k-shan), n. (17c) Criminal law. l. The act ofleading someone away by force or fraudulent persua­ sion. - Some jurisdictions have added various elements to this basic definition, such as that the abductor must have the intent to marry or defile the person, that the abductee must be a child, or that the abductor must intend to subject the abductee to concubinage or pros­ titution.

A judicially created test for determining whether sub­ stantial similarity exists between two works in an action for infringement. _ First, the court dissects the copyrighted work's structure and isolates each level of abstraction or generality (abstraction test). Second, the court examines each level ofabstraction and separates out the unprotectable elements such as ideas, processes, facts, public-domain information, and merger material (filtration test). Finally, the court compares the result­ ing core of protectable expression with the accused work to determine whether substantial elements of the copyrighted work have been misappropriated (com­ parison test).

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