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REUS, civil law. This word has two different meanings. 1. A party to a suit, whether plaintiff or defendant; Reus est qui cum altero litem contestatem habet, sive legit, sive cum eo adum est. 2. A party to a contract; reus credendi is be to whom something is due, by whatever title it may be; reus debendi is he who owes, for whatever cause. Poth. Pand. lib. 50, h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In 1997, COL Reuss deployed as the CJ2 for the Stabilization Force Bosnia.
Reuss' comments reaffirm GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra's pledge in her keynote address at the 2014 ITS World Congress, where she announced Cadillac would begin offering advanced intelligent and connected technology in its vehicles.
This original-instrument 75-minute performance was recorded live in the Grote Zaal at Utrecht last year with Daniel Reuss conducting at a brisk pace.
They told Reuss they had built the school with primitive tools and manual labor.
With regard to these issues, "We stressed that we are assuming broad policy continuity and a continued commitment to fiscal consolidation," Reuss said.
In the same regard, Chairman of the Sanad Fund, Wolfgang Reuss, said that the SMEs sector is "neglected and underserved" in Egypt from financial institutions, pointing out that KFE is directing e1/430bn annually to small and medium sized businesses.
29 April 2015 - US-based mergers and acquisitions advisor Generational Equity's client, Reuss Pharmacies Inc., has been acquired Lifecare Pharmacy, the firm said.
GM executive vice president of global product Mark Reuss said in a statement regarding the hire, "We have to look at [car technology] on a critical systems level.
Wolfgang Reuss, Chairman of SANAD's Board of Directors, said: "We have found an ideal partner to anchor SANAD in Egypt.
could become a "serious competitive threat'' to the auto industry if it continues to push its self-driving cars, said Mark Reuss, product-development chief at General Motors Co.
In a note to investors, Barclays analyst Brian Johnson wrote that he met with GM management on Wednesday, and was told by product development chief Mark Reuss that GM continues to review safety data for potential recalls.