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To give or dispose of by will. Willful departure with intent to remain away. Permission or authorization to do something.

Leave of court is permission from the judge to take some action in a lawsuit that requires an absence or delay. An attorney might request a leave of court in order to file an amended Pleading, a formal declaration of a claim, or a defense.



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About 100 yards after the end of the houses, where the tarmacadamed road bears right, take the rough track on the left (PF sign).
One gets the impression that Radosh didn't merely want people on the left to attack the Sandinistas; he wanted them to adopt his own critique, including his support for the contras.
Go through a kissing gate and turn left along the field edge as it curves to the right.
Those who came from law firms or academia usually glide right back to an enhanced version of whatever they left. Others face a grimmer task.
The left front track print is generally directly next to the right rear print.
From Left: Carol Feliciano, John Scimeca, Lori Skrenta, Jimmy McKiernan, Maria Rodriguez, John Mongello--Alliance Building Services
Eventually, the honest left must admit that real conservatives are right about the dangers of omnipotent government and judicial despotism.
For example, if Rebecca is facing me, my right is her left. However, my right is her right if she is behind me.
(3.) Eric Hoffer, The True Believer (New York, 1951); For a direct response to this argument from a new left perspective, see Paul Brienes, "Would You Believe ...?
Reason: A Darwinian Left argues that the left must dump Marx, whose ideas have not fared well in the real world, and replace him with Darwin.
Also pictured is TEI Senior Vice President Ray Rossi of Intel Corporation (left).
In the July 11 Cell, a research group led by Martina Brueckner of Yale University School of Medicine confirms the presence of these two types of cilia in the mouse node and reports a surge of calcium into cells on the left side of the node at the same time that the twirling cilia establish a leftward flow of fluid.