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VISITATION. The act of examining into the affairs of a corporation.
     2. The power of visitation is applicable only to ecclesiastical and eleemosynary corporations. 1 Bl. Com. 480; 2 Kid on Corp. 174. The visitation of civil corporations is by the government itself, through the medium of the courts of justice Vide 2 Kent, Com. 240.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He describes life, politics, government, and especially foreign diplomacy there, covering British officialdom and parliamentary visitation, Lord Carrington's visit to Biafra and Lagos, our peace mission to the Republic of Biafra and Nigeria, Stephen Lewis' visit to Biafra, foreign correspondents and their tour of Biafra, activities and experiences of medical doctors in Biafra, visitation of church leaders, and the content of education in Biafra.
Nine years ago, the Family Visitation Center in Mundelein was established to help prevent these violent, emotionally charged, and sometimes tragic incidents that involve children.
Three other prison facilities also canceled weekend visitations that occur once in July and August, according to ( The Washinton Post.
(1) This article will discuss evidence-based findings on correctional visitations regarding the benefits, the common barriers, how video visitation may overcome some of those barriers, and the goals of the Vera study.
Securus describes its online visitation app as a "convenient alternative to traveling to correctional facilities for on-site visitations." HomeWAV, a Virginia-based company that offers web-based video visitation, touts an endorsement from America's Most Wanted host John Walsh, who boasts that "frequent contact with friends and family help break the chain of recidivism"--even though the origin of this claim is a 2011 study that focused on in-person visits.
"I have restored the visitations but for weekends only, especially now that there's Valentine's (Day)," the justice official said.
denied family visitations, have doubled during the Islam's biggest holiday on October
Lattice's video visitation system, a component of the company's proprietary Integrated Corrections Operating Network platform, provides web-based communications for friends and family to communicate with inmates from their home, office, or anywhere equipped with a computer, Internet access, and webcam, providing a convenient alternative to traveling to correctional facilities for on-site visitations.
Five elements emerge clearly in this study of attitudes, concerns, hopes and fears engendered by the imposition of visitations on women religious by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
Although the law, in theory, doesn't sanction the mother to miss visitations, many argue that it gives women the upper hand.
"As a result, we thought customer visitations could begin to anniversary and stabilize this December.