Reasonable act

REASONABLE ACT. This term signifies such an act as the law requires. When an act is unnecessary, a party will not be required to perform it as a reasonable act. 9 Price's Rep. 43; Yelv. 44; Platt. on Cov. 342, 157.

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It's doubtful that even the dwindling number of Americans who still support capital punishment would agree that ending Scott Panetti's life would be a moral act, one that serves either as a deterrent or a reasonable act of retribution.
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As Niederbacher progresses he cleverly shows how Thomas maneuvers his understanding of faith between an irrational decision and a necessary rationalism; rather, it emerges as a free and reasonable act of both intellect, and will ordered toward the end for which the human person was made in principio.
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That would leave the rest of the world scrambling to figure out the meaning of such a reasonable act - and best of all, it would leave Kenneth Bae a free man.
The changes make small but important reforms to UK copyright law and aim to end the current situation where minor and reasonable acts of copying which benefit consumers, society and the economy are unlawful.