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4 (1) If in any action or other proceeding a question arises as to whether any law of Alberta abrogates, abridges or infringes, or authorizes the abrogation, abridgment or infringement, of any of the rights and freedoms herein recognized and declared, no adjudication on that question is valid unless notice has been given to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General.
And it ought to be preferred over Winkler's (Hackett 1996) popular abridgment for both reasons.
The term "blog" is an abridgment of the term "web log", which is an online diary or commentary usually maintained by an individual person or group.
Blog: A blog (an abridgment of the term Web log) is a Web site, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.
The 14th Amendment had prohibited any abridgment of the privileges or immunities of citizens without due process of law.
Editing, possible abridgment, and acceptance remain the prerogative of the Editors.
Contact your congressman toll-free at 877-851-6437 and ask him or her to oppose the "Local Law Enforcement" hate bill that's guaranteed to lead to the abridgment of First Amendment free speech and to a category of legal proceedings where the truth is no defense.
The Monkey & the Monk: An Abridgment of "The Journey to the West.
Much has been written about President Abraham Lincoln's abridgment of habeas corpus rights during the Civil War.
In three central chapters which focus on the novelistic practices of Samuel Richardson, Ann Radcliffe, and George Eliot, Price aligns the anthology with its disreputable cousins--the abridgment, the expurgated edition, the bowdlerization--in order to show how these little-studied forms exerted an influence on reading in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
The first is about the abridgment of civil liberties, about the belief that people under the jurisdiction of our government should be afforded the protection of our laws.
A four-page piece on Proust draws on a staggering wealth of materials: a biography by Jean-Yves Tadie, a volume of Proust's letters, a "field guide" by Roger Shattuck, and an abridgment of A Remembrance of Things Past.