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In a ruling of importance for Orthodox women's capacity for legal self-protection under Jewish law, Haredi Rabbi Benzion Wosner, writing on behalf of the Shevet Levi Beit Din ( Rabbinical court ) of Monsey, New York, identified sexual harassment cases as coming under a class of exceptions to the traditional exclusion, under which " even children or women " have not only a right but an obligation to testify, and can be relied upon by a rabbinical court as valid witnesses:
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Della Valle described Anah as the chief Arab town on the Euphrates, an importance which it owes to its position on one of the routes from the west to Baghdad ; Texeira said that the power of its amir extended to Palmyra ( early 17th century ); but Olivier found the ruling prince with only twenty-five men in his service, the town becoming more depopulated every day from lack of protection from the Arabs of the desert.
Originally an important fur trading site in early years of French colonization, St. Ignace declined in importance by the early 19th century with changes in ruling classes and the regional economy.
Thus there was not a single matter of national or global importance that did not come to the attention and ruling of the Safed Beth Din.
Their works primarily stressed the importance of the ruling class, respect and their relationship with the lower class.
Reischauer premised his strategy on the symbolic political importance of reversion for Japan's conservative ruling party, arguing that the U. S. need not " give Japan any real say in the use of our bases.
Gradually, David Gamkrelidze and his friends realized that the ruling party did not actually care for their professionalism and commitment to the matters of national importance.
The ruling dynasty reached its height of importance, when in 1423 all Wettin lands including the Thuringian estates were incorporated into the Electorate of Saxony ( Upper Saxony ).
The CVO emphasizes the importance of theory for the revolutionary movement, and criticizes Trotskyism, Stalinism, and Maoism as " fake communism " adapted to the interests of the ruling class.
A further hearing may be held if the Supreme Court makes a ruling inconsistent with a previous ruling or if the Court deems that the importance, difficulty or novelty of a ruling of the Court justifies such hearing.
The Federal Court of Appeal in particular stressed the importance of the finding that Schmeiser had knowingly used the seed, in their decision to find Schmeiser in infringement of the patent, and noted that in a case of accidental contamination or a case where the farmer knew of the presence of the gene but took no action to increase its prevalence in his crop, a different ruling could be possible ( see paragraphs 55-58 of the appeal ruling ).
Due to the importance of the case, the Supreme Court granted the petition as well as a similar petition filed by the Government in Booker ’ s case, following the 7th Circuit's ruling in favor of Booker.
When the Umayyad Caliphs were deposed in Damascus in 750, the dynasty relocated to Córdoba, ruling an emirate there ; consequently the city gained in luxury and importance, as a center of Iberian Muslim culture.
After years of ruling by executive fiat as leader of the Revolutionary Command Council, Houari Boumédienne issued a second constitution in 1976, emphasizing the importance of socialism and-formally-restoring political institutions to their primacy over the military establishment.
The judges cited from a ruling in Wisconsin challenging an EPA listing: " he importance of EPA's goals, including protecting human life from potentially disastrous contamination and the congressionally mandated need for speedy action ," so that " t is not necessary that EPA's decisions as to what sites are included on the NPL be perfect, nor even that they be the best.
Although the ruling was to be of crucial importance for Canadian women in the long term, it did not result in Emily Murphy being appointed to the Senate.
The ruling copperfastened the importance of freedom of expression in Irish law and stated that it can only be outweighed by the right to privacy in limited circumstances.
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Nevertheless, impulses still exist among the ruling elite to rationalize and thus to perpetuate the need for centralized and authoritarian practices.
Two members of the Democratic-endorsed majority on the school board said they probably would vote to appeal a ruling by the state Board of Education, which said yesterday that the school committee acted improperly in its appointment of the coordinator, Francis P. Nolan 3rd, the Democratic-endorsed committee chairman, could not be reached for comment.
Agesilaus II, or Agesilaos II () ( 444 BC – 360 BC ) was a king of Sparta, of the Eurypontid dynasty, ruling from approximately 400 BC to 360 BC, during most of which time he was, in Plutarch's words, " as good as thought commander and king of all Greece ," and was for the whole of it greatly identified with his country's deeds and fortunes.
In March, 2012 the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruling in an action brought by the Natural Resources Defense Council and others, ordered the FDA to revoke approvals for the use of antibiotics in livestock which violated FDA regulations.
Following this ruling, Alford petitioned for a writ of habeas corpus in the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, which upheld the initial ruling, and subsequently to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit which ruled that Alford's plea was not voluntary, because it was made under fear of the death penalty.
" In the 1999 South Carolina Supreme Court case State v. Gaines, the Court held that Alford guilty pleas were to be held valid in the absence of a specific on-the-record ruling that the pleas were voluntary – provided that the sentencing judge acted appropriately in accordance with the rules for acceptance of a plea made voluntarily by the defendant.
Supporters believe that by the late 20th century those they characterized as " ruling elites " sought to harness the expansion of world markets for their own interests ; this combination of the Bretton Woods institutions, states, and multinational corporations has been called " globalization " or " globalization from above.
In February 1996, the ruling ODP / MT merged with several small opposition parties to form the Congress for Democracy and Progress ( CDP ).
He is the enigmatic dictator of Oceania, a totalitarian state taken to its utmost logical consequence – where the ruling Party wields total power for its own sake over the inhabitants.
: The U. S. does not recognize the renaming of Burma by its ruling military junta to Myanmar and thus keeps its entry for the country under " Burma ".
A 1824 landmark U. S. Supreme Court ruling overturned a New York State-granted monopoly (" a veritable model of state munificence " facilitated by one of the Founding Fathers, Robert R. Livingston ) for the then-revolutionary technology of steamboats.
The following table is ranked for the power the member states exert on Council decisions, and lists their population figures ( criterion three ) and voting weights ( criterion two ) along with their ruling parties and affiliations to European parties.
However, the CRTC is also sometimes erroneously criticized for CBSC decisions — for example, the CRTC was erroneously criticized for the CBSC's decisions pertaining to the airing of Howard Stern's terrestrial radio show in Canada in the late 1990s, as well as the CBSC's controversial ruling on the Dire Straits song " Money for Nothing ".
With Hugh's coronation, a new era began for France, and his descendants came to be named the Capetians, with the Capetian dynasty ruling France for more than 800 years ( 987 – 1848, with some interruptions ).
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Rabbi David Bar-Hayim of Machon Shilo offers a unique Orthodox approach: he has published a responsum outlining his opinion that there is no binding custom on Ashkenazim in the Land of Israel as historically this was not the local practice ( which, he explains, is the essence of custom ); in March 2007 he released a ruling that all Jews in the Land of Israel are permitted to eat kitniyot ( see English Article and Hebrew Legal Ruling ).
In 1956 for example, the moetzes issued a written ruling forbidding Orthodox rabbis to join with any Reform or Conservative rabbis in rabbinical communal professional organizations that then united the various branches of America's Jews, such as the Synagogue Council of America.
As a result of his ruling, Orthodox Jewish groups did not operate in interfaith discussions between the Roman Catholic Church and Jews about Vatican II, a strictly theological endeavour.
* Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia ( 1901 – 1918 ), daughter of Nicholas II of Russia, the last ruling family of the Romanov dynasty ; Eastern Orthodox Christian Saint.
As a result of his ruling, Orthodox Jewish groups did not cooperate in interfaith discussions between the Catholic Church and Judaism, nor did they participate in the later interfaith dialogues between Protestant Christian groups and the Jewish community.
Orthodox religious leaders objected vehemently to this ruling, arguing that it would lead to fraudulent immigration applications.
Children born to a marriage between a dynastic Romanov and a person " not of corresponding dignity " ( defined as " not belonging to any royal or sovereign house ") were ineligible for the throne, as was any person who inherited the throne while ruling over another nation whose state religion was not Orthodox, if unwilling to renounce that other throne and faith.
The exact volume referred to by a seah is debated, and classical rabbinical literature specifies only that it is enough to fit 144 eggs ; most Orthodox Jews use the stringent ruling of the Avrohom Yeshaya Karelitz, according to which one seah is 14. 3 litres, and therefore a mikveh must contain approximately 575 litres.
Thus, the denominational division between Catholics and Orthodox gradually became a social division, with the Catholic ruling classes living in the towns on the islands and the Orthodox predominating in the countryside.
Concerning the former, which involved his protest in 2000 – 2001 of a case ( Boy Scouts of America v. Dale ) in which " the Supreme Court ruled that the Boy Scouts of America could exclude a gay scoutmaster because of his sexual orientation "; it was reported that " For many Jewish groups that work with the Boy Scouts – mainly Reform temples and Jewish community centers – the ensuing year has been marked by soul-searching, as they grappled with whether they should end their ties to the organization because of the organization's stance on gays ," and that " Within the Jewish community, Orthodox groups supported the ruling, saying civic organizations should be empowered to determine their own message – but most Jewish organizations condemned it as endorsing discrimination.
In the Orthodox Church, a hierarch ( ruling bishop ) holds uncontested authority within the boundaries of his own diocese ; no other bishop may perform any sacerdotal functions without the ruling bishop's express invitation.
Machairas was Orthodox Christian but wrote with respect for the pope and the Catholic ruling class of Cyprus for whom he was working.
Contemporary Orthodox authorities do not follow this ruling, and hold that cheese requires formal kashrut certification to be kosher ; some even argue this is necessary for cheese made with nonanimal rennet.
The subject long remained sensitive, and the Russian Orthodox Church at the Great Synod of Moscow in 1667 finally forbade depictions of the Father in human form, although other Orthodox churches sometimes do not follow this ruling.
In 1912 archbishop Nicolas reposed, and Sergius took over as ruling bishop of the Japanese Orthodox mission.
In 1940 Sergius was ousted from his position at the head of the Japanese Orthodox Church, so that the Church might comply with the Japanese government's demand for all ruling clergy in Japanese religious organizations to be native.
In November 2005, a groundbreaking court decision in Israel ruled that a lesbian spouse could officially adopt a child born to her current partner by artificial insemination from an anonymous sperm donor ; this ruling came despite protests by the minority Orthodox Jewish parliamentary parties.
The Holy Synod of Jerusalem is the senior ruling body of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulcher.