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ALCADE, Span. law. The name of a judicial officer in Spain, and in those countries which have received the body of their laws from those of Spain.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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?Que se implica, entonces, con la actitud del alcalde? Como hemos dicho, en el contrato comunicativo el militar no se preocupa por su imagen, de tal manera que su esfera privada (de militar) es llevada a la publica (de alcalde) sin ninguna consideracion.
We have 150,000 sturgeon that are worth $60 million," says Alcalde. "The plan is to reach 250,000 sturgeon."
These daily routines could always be disrupted at any time if a crime were reported to his alcalde de barrio or juez mayor since, as stipulated by law, any arrest made after an accusation had been filed had to be properly recorded in the presence of an escribano.
Police added that Alcalde also slammed into a police patrol car after losing control of his vehicle.