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deemster

judge of the High Court of the Isle of Man.
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During discussion of motor vehicle insurance the first Deemster gave an example of a hypothetical accident in which both the attorney general and he had been negligent.
25) At first it appears to refer to the career of Philip, who "gains the world" by becoming a deemster but "loses his soul" by guiltily suppressing his paternity of kate's baby.
It was followed by several others--including The Deemster (1887), The Manxman(1894), The External City (1901), The Woman Thou Gavest Me(1913), and The Woman of Knockaloe (1923).
NEW YORK -- In another significant victory for creditors of the Navigator companies, Deemster Kerruish of the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man today ordered that Navigator Gas Transport plc and its subsidiaries be wound-up, and an independent liquidator be appointed to control their business.
Deemster has enabled Rhodes to enter the bottled salads and pickles market, he said.
In the 1890s, a circle of folk song collectors appeared in the Isle of Man, split into two camps: the first consisting of Dr John Clague and the Gill brothers, Deemster J.
There were scenes of anger and bewilderment as Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC threw out the proceedings.
Sentencing him to life imprisonment, with a minimum of 20 years before he is considered for parole, Acting Deemster Simon Fawcus said Newbery had shown 'no remorse' for the killings.
He remained on the Isle of Man, pursuing first a legal career at the Manx bar, which led to him being eventually appointed to the judiciary as Northern or Second Deemster - equivalent to a High Court judge - in 1884, a post he held until his death in 1899.
Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC dismissed the case at the High Court in Douglas, Isle of Man, after ruling there was no case to answer The news came as a bitter disappointment to the families of the seven crewmen who had hoped the trial would bring some answers to the tragedy.
The hearing before Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC continues.
The case alleging the ship put to sea with a catalogue of faults was dismissed after Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC ruled there was no case to answer