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TRANSGRESSION. The violation of a law.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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They are pursuing the policy of transgression in order to make their entry into our country followed by offensive diplomacy," he said.
Far from offering a slavish apologetic for Catholicism, Rosemann's writing about the correlativity of tradition and transgression is itself transgressive.
The humor is in the appearance that the transgression has been made and the irony is in the admission that government can do nothing in case it is a transgression.
'Our feeling is that any additional burden to get the SALN maybe a transgression of the Constitution because the Constitution provides that SALN should be given to the public and also there is the Constitutional provision on accountability of public officials, so that is why we are saying that we hope the House deliberates more on this,' Panelo said in a Palace briefing.
Relatively recently, serious attention has focused on transgression in teaching (Duncum, 2009; Freire, 2005; Giroux, 2004; hooks, 1994).
After analysis and evaluation of less serious misdemeanours, the Slovak police have decided to reduce several fines for drivers.Fines for several road traffic transgressions have been lowered from July 1, after the Slovak police analysed and evaluated less serious misdemeanours.
Co-editor Nadia Yaqub debunks the notion that transgression is a synonym for resistance in this collection.
Part I begins with an essay by Richard Wilson where he considers Foucault in a new light and develops an argument for symbolic transgression. The Ship of Fools might have been initially discredited, but Wilson is convinced that there's more to be learned from Foucault's later writings.
Speaking about transgression at the time, he said: "Satan is marshaling every resource at his disposal to entice you into transgression.
In addition to looking at such hypothetical vignettes, this study also examined children's moral evaluations of stories that were thinly veiled versions of a transgression encounter they had personally experienced.
His comments came as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament on Thursday that " there was no incursion by Chinese troops, just a transgression which has been settled".