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Simultaneous; converging; of equal or joint authority.

Concurrent estates is a term used in Property Law to describe ownership of, or possessory interest in, a piece of property by two or more people jointly, such as a Joint Tenancy or Tenancy in Common.

Concurrent power is the authority of Congress and the state legislatures to make laws on the same subject matter while working independently of one another.

Concurrent negligence involves the negligent acts of at least two people that, although they might not have occurred at exactly the same moment, produce a single, indivisible injury.

Concurrent sentences are two or more prison terms to be served simultaneously, one of which might be longer than the others. The prisoner is entitled to be discharged after the longest of the terms is served.

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

CONCURRENT. Running together; having the same authority; thus we say a concurrent consideration occurs in the case of mutual promises; such and such a court have concurrent jurisdiction; that is, each has the same jurisdiction.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Caldwell, a Republican from Lawton, said he supported fully funding the concurrent enrollment program, adding that he wanted to see more money for colleges and universities across the state.
As noted above the UAE approach is generally to seek to apportion damages as between two causes of delay as opposed to taking a 'causative' approach and discounting one of the causes as secondary in matters of concurrency -- it is important therefore that an Employer assigns the risk where there are concurrent delays to avoid 'taking a share' of the time and cost incurred as a result of those delays.
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Concurrent Real-Time is a global software and solutions company that develops advanced server and embedded applications focused on mission critical opportunities.
Never one to sit idly by and let the courts handle any and all disputes over concurrent causation, the insurance industry developed its answer to the issue: The anti-concurrent causation clause.
Although often thought of as a recent phenomenon, concurrent enrollment programs have been around for quite some time.
Twenty-two male young athletics were divided into three experimental groups: Concurrent group (n = 7, mean age 14.14 [+ or -] 1.13 yrs., mean height 168.29 [+ or -] 6.6 cm, mean weight 63.04 [+ or -] 5.2 kg, training experience 5.03 [+ or -] 0.9 yrs.
A party can receive such a registration by filing a concurrent use application or converting an existing application to a concurrent use application, and then prevailing in a concurrent use proceeding before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Devine, 23, of 29 Proctor Road, Townsend, possession of a Class B drug, pretrial probation until June 5, 2015; unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, pretrial probation until June 5, 2015, concurrent; unregistered motor vehicle, pretrial probation until June 5, 2015, concurrent.
He succeeds Concurrent's current CEO, Dan Mondor, who has served in that role since April 2008.
We look forward to meeting with customers and highlighting the distinct competitive advantages of our solution set, said James Brickmeier, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing at Concurrent.
Concurrent has been aggressively expanding its multi-screen video patent and product portfolios.

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