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COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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NEICE has been a true pooling of national resources.
The California Department of Social Services joined NEICE in July 2016, seeking to reduce the amount of time from a child's placement request to a placement decision and permanency in another state, through improved timely communication across state lines.
She leaves a nephew, Peter Girard Fargnoli, his wife Susan, and their children Peter M., Todd, Evan, and Gregory Fargnoli of Barre; two nieces, Sandra (Erickson) Fargnoli and her husband Tom, of Rutland, and Kathleen Fargnoli of Barre; a sister-in-law, Juanita (Dansereau) Fargnoli; a cousin, Anthony Cappello; a great grand neice, Arianna Rose Fargnoli, and two great grand nephews, Lane Anthony Fargnoli, and Enzo Gianni Fargnoli.
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Mr Stanley's neice Eva, 31, said: "We just want the two officers to admit what they did was wrong, but the police have covered up for them.
A MERSEYSIDE couple have failed in their bid to keep their seven-year-old neice with them and she will now go to live with her step-father and older half-brother in America.
Rory [Mac Neice, solicitor] did a brilliant job, I'm delighted Mr Hobbs came, and I'm thankful for all their help.
Experience with TETRUS or Similar Projects: Although this was the first time working together, APHSA, AAICPC, and Tetrus soon formed a collaborative partnership based on mutual respect, collegiality, and individual expertise to build and deliver the National Electronic Interstate Compact Enterprise (NEICE) system to state child welfare agencies.
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