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TESTE, practice. The teste of a writ is the concluding clause, commencing with the word witness, &c.
     2. The act of congress of May 8, 1792, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 257, directs that all writs and process issuing from the supreme or a circuit court, shall bear teste of the chief justice of the supreme court, or if that office be vacant, of the associate justice next in precedence; and that all writs or process issuing from a district court, shall hear teste of the judge of such court, or, if the said office be vacant, of the clerk thereof. Vide Serg. Const. Law, Index, h.t.; 20 Vin. Ab. 262; Steph. Plead. 25.

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For more information on joining in "The Hunt for the Great White Stone," tips from Chuck Testa on bagging a legend or to share images of your legendary mount for a chance at Keystone Light prizes, visit: Facebook.
After an informative and concise analysis, Testa examines films by Bernardo Bertolucci, Luchino Visconti, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Marco Bellocchio, and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani.
Mr Testa, who joined the bank after ten years with WestLB as executive director in its capital markets group, said Gatehouse would look for a public listing by 2012.
Gina Testa, vice president of customer business development at Xerox Corp.
We are pleased to introduce Elizabeth James, Bea Mozon and Natalie Testa, three part-time staff members who have been on the League staff for many years--all told they share a total of more than 60 years with the League.
As Damian Testa, president of Kaye Insurance Associates, the New York office of Hub Inter national, said, "the further away one gets from New York, the fewer the number of clients who believe they have any type of real terrorism exposure.
Looking at a box score and seeing a zero next to his name in the hits column used to be a disappointing experience for Chris Testa.
Carlo Testa attempts such a reading in this study, announcing that one of its principal purposes is to "analyze and describe what it was in the specific cultural situation of each moment in Italian history that made it attractive for film directors to have recourse to certain older texts in order best to articulate, in new texts, the issues of their own time" (xii).
A DISPUTE over stud fees earned by multiple Group 1 winner Testa Rossa could end in court, according to reports in Australia.