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PIGNORIS CAPIO, ROM. civil law. The name given to one of the legis actiones of the Roman law. It consisted chiefly in the taking. of a pledge, and was in fact a mode of execution. It was confined to special cases determined by positive law or by custom, such as taxes, duties, rents, &c., and is comparable in some respects to distresses at common law. The proceeding took place in the presence of a praetor.

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The government has a special responsibility for exploring and making accessible the treasures of Roma culture, and is making every effort to integrate these resources into the knowledge and future of young people, the Minister of State stressed.
And thus, we would like to not just present our achievements that have occurred throughout our existence but also show that our young skilled scholarship students have not only the talents commonly associated with Roma, like music or dancing, but they also aspire to become a lawyer, a doctor, or a mobile-app designer with impressive language skills.
The EU recognizes that the Roma population is in a disadvantaged position and will continue to work on their better integration in society.
After socialism collapsing, many of the poorly qualified Roma citizens lost their jobs and their incomes in the traditional niche.
Life expectancy of the Roma minority is on an average 6 years less than that of the non Roma population in Romania.
But that aggregate defeat in the Cup will have hurt Totti and Co and that could be the driving force behind a victory for Roma and potentially the perfect send-off for their iconic skipper.
There are a few priests and nuns from the Roma community now, and some seminarians in training.
They study the hair patterns, the volume, the natural tendencies, curliness and other details of what your hair is like, said Roma.
AS Roma Head Coach Luciano Spalletti commented about the Egyptian player after the game, saying: "Salah is a great player and if he runs into space he becomes very difficult to stop, as he combines pace with technique.
into ghettos, in areas wants to live beside rubbish chemical dumps Alexandra Bahor plight of the As well as working directly with Roma people, Ms Bahor is working with the wider community to increase understanding of Roma history, traditions and ways of life.
aBulgarian authorities should halt any further evictions that put Roma at risk of becoming homeless,a Link said.