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REFORM. To reorganize; to rearrange as, the jury "shall be reformed by putting to and taking out of the persons so impanelled." Stat. 3 H. VIII. c. 12; Bac. Ab. Juries, A.
     2. To reform an instrument in equity, is to make a decree that a deed or other agreement shall be made or construed as it was originally intended by the parties, when an error or mistake as to a fact has been committed. A contract has been reformed, although the party applying to the court was in the legal profession, and he himself drew the contract, it appearing clear that it was framed so as to admit of a construction inconsistent with the true agreement of the parties. 1 Sim. & Stu. 210; 3 Russ. R. 424. But a contract will not be reformed in consequence of an error of law. 1 Russ. & M. 418; 1 Chit. Pr. 124.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In order to undercut any unwelcome negative reaction by Islamists, the king, in his role as the "commander of the faithful," stressed that the new reforms to the family code are based on the Maliki interpretation of Islam and are mindful of women's rights in a modern society.
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The very real prospect that Latin America will now be backtracking on its reform agenda could not come at a worse time for the region.
This study examined teachers' assessment of the effectiveness of school reform efforts, their efficacy and their schools' passage rates in the reading and math subtests of state tests.