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CIRCUMVENTION, torts, Scotch law. Any act of fraud whereby a person is reduced to a deed by decree. Tech. Dict. It has the same sense in the civil law. Dig. 50, 17, 49 et 155; Id. 12, 6, 6, 2; Id. 41, 2, 34. Vide Parphrasis.

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They have created firewall circumvention software and trained more than 5,000 people to avoid detection while using services such as Twitter, Baer said.
Hecht, Chairman of CSUSTL's Lawyer's Committee, noted "the bill will build upon existing authorities to ensure that government agencies have the tools they need to effectively combat circumvention and evasion, protecting the revenue of the United States and the integrity of our trade laws.
Circumvention practices--practices for avoiding anti-dumping trade measures--have proliferated since the 1980s, leading to the design and implementation of controversial anti-circumvention measures about which World Trade Organization members have yet to find agreement.
His series of ads, run anonymously in Artforum from November 1968 through December 1969, began to explore such strategies of circumvention.
That's not circumvention, Jean, that's our Constitution at work.
A senior official of the ministry Sumpeno Putro said Indonesia could be punished on alleged circumvention if found to have imported shrimp from any of the six countries to be re-exported to the United States.
That section prevents the circumvention of Federal estate tax by the use of inter vivos transactions, which do not remove the lifetime enjoyment of property purportedly transferred by a decedent.
And there is little evidence of widespread circumvention of the law or of efforts by most soft money donors to evade contribution limits by funneling donations to interest groups and other organizations.
Worldwide Computer Products News-7 November 2003-Macrovision receives agreement from retailers to stop selling circumvention device(C)1995-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.