distinguishment


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He argued that the majority's distinguishment of Carrigan's employment relationship was "overly simplistic," because it "does not take into account the Legislature's control over local governments .
IN THE SERVICE OF THE SHIP--A DISTINGUISHMENT AMONGST SEAMEN.
Thus, in the "right" cases, the Supreme Court has affirmed the decisions of lower court judges who, in lieu of employing the time-honored stratagems of distinguishment.
The acronyms commonly used for these concepts sometimes reflect the wrong characters as a means of distinguishment.