Misreading


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MISREADING, contracts. When a deed is read falsely to an illiterate or blind man, who is a party to it, such false reading amounts to a fraud, because the contract never had the assent of both parties. 5 Co. 19; 6 East, R. 309; Dane's Ab. c. 86, a, 3, Sec. 7; 2 John. R. 404; 12 John. R. 469; 3 Cowen, R. 537.

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''The exercise of appreciation of evidence in this case by the high court has, thus, been found by us to be laconic and misreading and non-reading of the record which led the LHC to a serious error of judgement, occasioning failure of justice and clamouring for interference in the matter by the Supreme Court,'' the verdict had stated.
'The exercise of appreciation of evidence in this case by the High Court has, thus, been found by us to be laconic and misreading and non-reading of the record by the High Court has been found by us to have led the said Court into a serious error of judgment occasioning failure of justice and clamouring for interference in the matter by this Court,' the top court observed.
The verdict says a judgement of acquittal suffering from serious misreading or non-reading of the evidence materially affecting the final outcome of the case is nothing short of being perverse and, hence, not immune from interference.
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Akinjide Akinleye sparked a major scandal in 2005 by misreading a fifth of the heart scans he carried out at a hospital in Bury.
The noncalorific natural sweetener was discovered after the simple misreading of an instruction, which called for lab staff to test a sugar compound.
And although not every abuse of Scripture is malicious, no misreading is completely innocuous.
Leeman can convincingly cite Twombly's rejection of that interpretive cliche inasmuch as the artist has indeed become increasingly tired of the misreading of his drawings as graffiti (ever since his first exhibition in Rome was compared by one critic to the defaced walls of Roman public toilets).
His barrister James Evans accepted the victim was a stranger to Bunce, but he was attracted to her and was misreading the signals because of his sexual immaturity.
In the fourth and fifth cases, placement of the devices was bilateral, but on review, it turned out there was subsequent misreading of radiographic criteria.
JOHN'S -- Memorial University will not have to pay $800,000 for negligence to a former student who was investigated because of suspicion of child abuse, resulting from a misreading of a term paper.
The box was marked 'expedited' for quick delivery, but the good nuns, misreading the label, revered the relics and the veneration began.