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BURIAL. The act of interring the dead.
     2. No burial is lawful unless made in conformity with the local regulations; an when a dead body has been found, it cannot be lawfully buried until the coroner has holden an inquest over it. In England. it is the practice for coroners to issue warrants to bury, after a view. 2 Umf. Lex. Coron. 497, 498.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"I asked him where he wanted burying. He said 'Bury me here or throw me in the back garden.
'Burying the dictator in the Libingan ng mga Bayani buries human dignity by legitimizing the massive violations of human and civil rights, especially of the right to life, that took place under his regime.
In Newtown, Connecticut, where in 2012 a mentally disturbed 20-year-old shot and killed 20 first grade students and six school staffers, as well as his own mother, there was also a strong sentiment against burying the shooter's body anywhere nearby.