Which is nothing to say of the dramatic successes of the litigation-reuniting hundreds of detainees with their families, organizing the bar and the public to recognize the unlawful arrogation
of power by the president and his military officials, changing the dishonest narrative about the supposed dangerousness of these detainees, and exposing torture and incompetence in the basic administration of U.
attributed immense absolute powers to those spokesmen of other nations who dealt with them," (22) whether this was a disingenuous measure of expediency or a genuine confusion, what is plainly evident is that Euro-Christians were relentless in their arrogation
of interpretive hegemony.
and Use of Religious Symbolism for Secular
And equating this self-aggrandizing arrogation
of power with greater democracy encourages self-deception while making deception of the people integral to progressive politics.
Was it a wrong that depended on proof of bad faith or malice, or was it much more broadly based, depending simply on proof of Duplessis's arrogation
of a power that he did not at law possess or the exercise of power for a wrongful purpose?
Lucy's understanding of her own position is not assimilable to Western colonial conceptions of supposed legal boundaries, of land arrogation
or proprietorship; which places her views in stark contrast with those of her father.
desire to protect against "an arrogation
of power in public
34) Therefore, "the proposed regulations represent an illegal arrogation
of the Legislature's exclusive policy making authority.
In addition, the issues related to Matter Compilers accentuate the perpetual concern of science fiction about male domination and arrogation
of women's role in the creation of life by means of technology; as Huysen states: "The ultimate technological fantasy is creation without the mother" (Huyssen, in Doane 1990: 164).
Yet, even here I think the collective rabbis' opposition would have had more to do with a turf war, reacting to the arrogation
of authority by a new lineage of spiritual leaders, and fearing the chaos that would result in all manner of communal matters, rather than a rejection of the ideas of Hasidism itself.
Pius was furious at this arrogation
of his authority; he repudiated the war and reminded everyone that he was the head of all Christendom and not just Italy alone.
land," and its nebulous "us," hovering between "we of the nobility," and arrogation
to himself of the royal "we.