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case system

n. the method of studying law generally used in American law schools, in which the students read, outline (brief) the cases, discuss and hear lectures about the cases. Each case presented stands for a particular rule of law in the subject matter covered and is contained in "casebooks" on particular topics (contracts, torts, criminal law, constitutional law, agency, etc.). The system is useful since it relates the law to real and factual situations which assists students in memorization and encourages deductive reasoning. The case system is reinforced by textbooks and outlines on the subject matter, which were formerly the principal sources of learning. The method was introduced first at Harvard in 1869 by professor Christopher C. Langdell and soon became standard.

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It is pertinent to mention here that the LHC authorities had claimed that the new case system was completely functional and there were no defects in it.
The obsolescence of case system accompanied by the permanence in the language of terms that once were clearly perceived as genitives may have led to a reanalysis of the sequence of Layer I and II in a single derivational morpheme: the morphemic sequence -es-ker-o 'Layerl-Layerll-gender and number of the head' is gradually reanalysed in -(e)sker-o 'derivational morpheme-inherent gender and number of the derivative'.
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Table 1 shows the result of the contingency analysis carried on to the base case system.
Although, constitutionally, the case system was abolished in India in 1974, its presence in society cannot be denied.
The base case system has two refrigeration circuits: a) process load of 200 tons (703 kW) that remains constant throughout the year and b) load from the cold storage rooms that varies linearly from 600 tons (2,110 kW) in summer to 400 tons (1,407 kW) during the winter.
In comparison to the main parameters chosen in large language samples, the Central Veps local case system represents a less frequent pattern that shows paradigmatic overlapping between non-core local cases.
The 60-311 can be used in rack, bench, or distributed test systems and features a 3U rack-mountable case system.
The Case system has dual hydrostatic pumps that deliver power to each track through large drive components.
In order to really demonstrate the idea of the time sequence, we also implement the idea in a web-based computerized PBL teaching case system that allows users to simply use a WWW browser to browse the contents of the system.
In this case system can ask any running task to interrupt its job and free RR, but has to wait for its response.
The additional results include this same information for System 3 Alternates 1 and 2, with 35% and 25% reductions in total airflow, respectively (versus 50% reduction under base case System 3).