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A note, summary, or commentary on some section of a book or a statute that is intended to explain or illustrate its meaning.

An annotation serves as a brief summary of the law and the facts of a case and demonstrates how a particular law enacted by Congress or a state legislature is interpreted and applied. Annotations usually follow the text of the statute they interpret in annotated statutes.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ANNOTATION, civil law. The designation of a place of deportation. Dig. 32, 1, 3 or the summoning of an, absentee. Dig. lib. 5.
     2. In another sense, annotations were the answers of the prince to questions put to him by private persons respecting some doubtful point of law. See Rescript.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Malamud has since put the annotated state code back on his website.
Even prior to the current republication of the heavily annotated version, second-hand hard copies of the text from the pre-1945 Nazi era have been available in bookshops in Germany and online.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is intensively annotated, while Yesterday and Today does not appear at all.
As soon as teachers got up to speed with the technology, they found ways to take advantage of having a "recording" of an annotated presentation on their iPads.
The annotation of certain meta-model has to be done manually by experts who know the process modeling language to be annotated. The procedure of a meta-model annotation is in fact to set mapping rules between the CWO concepts and process modeling language constructs or meta-model concepts.
"I advise employers, who want to ensure that their workplaces are safe, to utilize the occupational exposure limits on these annotated tables, since simply complying with OSHA's antiquated PELs will not guarantee that workers will be safe."
In this paper, a model for such a lexicon is presented, in which the polarity scores are annotated with all the subjective entries.
Over the last dozen years, Christophe Grabowski and John Rink have collected, arranged, annotated, and synthesized over four thousand separate copies of more than fifteen hundred unique impressions of "first editions released during Chopin's lifetime, posthumous first editions published between 1850 and 1878, [and] successive reprints of these editions until their eventual disappearance from the market" (p.
We've collected and annotated the contracts of the 10 highest-paid school chiefs, as well as of those who lead the state's 10 largest districts, for a total of 14, so readers can view their pay in the context of retirement perks, performance incentives and benefits like monthly automobile and cellphone allowances.
This paper presents the key requirements and design decisions for a semantic search engine dealing with web services annotated with semantic information using SA WSDL (
Bangalore, India, May 09, 2010 --( Molecular connections, an Indian Life Sciences Informatics Company, today announced that its online scientific research platform, XTractor Premium, a biomedical search engine based on entities such as proteins, diseases, drugs and processes has surpassed 1 million relationships, "Expert annotated facts from PubMed."