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DISOBEDIENCE. The want of submission to the orders of a superior.
     2. In the army, disobedience is a misdemeanor.
     3. For disobedience to parents, children may be punished; and apprentices may be imprisoned for disobedience to the lawful commands of their master. Vide Correction.

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The House lawmaker agreed when the counsel asked if he based the disobedience complaint on the transcripts of the hearing and copies of text messages Hannah Mae provided to the panel.
When he first heard the phrase "intelligent disobedience," Chaleff realized that it perfectly captured "what [he] had been thinking and writing about for fifteen years
The Supreme Court dismissed Paraskevas' appeal to his charges, arguing that civil disobedience could not stand in court as defence in a criminal case.
Among the valuable information in Ira Chaleff's new book, "Intelligent Disobedience," I loved learning that in teaching a guide dog to intelligently disobey, the dog is praised three times when he gets it right.
But could I, would I, participate in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience to protest the government's nuclear policy?
Second, the claim that "people of faith" have provided a check on the intrusive power of government by the moral guidance of churches and synagogues leading the way with civil disobedience is mistaken.
Civil disobedience can undermine that professional standing--anything we do that erodes it is unhelpful to our cause.
Abdu Fare, who is originally from Dhamar governorate and the director of the education office in Aden city, claimed that all government employees in the office had taken to the streets to take part in the civil disobedience campaign.
TIMERGARA -- Traders' bodies in Dir Lower on Tuesday rejected Imran Khan's call for civil disobedience and non-payment of utility and a tax saying it was a conspiracy against the state.
Meanwhile, courts in the Kingdom received 199 cases of disobedience filed by men against their sons during the same period.
generally true that wilful disobedience of an order will justify summary dismissal, since wilful disobedience of a lawful and reasonable order shows a disregard--a complete disregard--of a condition essential to the contract of service, namely, the condition that the servant must obey the proper orders of the master, and that unless he does so the relationship is, so to speak, struck at fundamentally.
Aristotle and black drama; a theater of civil disobedience.