private property


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private property

n. land not owned by the government or dedicated to public use.

See: possessions
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property rights to the full protection of private property and its
At the same time, private property has an individual function in the sense that the person holding that property is an individual human being, unique and apart from all other human beings.
In doing so, the article briefly touches on a larger issue--how the world's religious traditions might work together, rather than divide, on the future of private property and capitalism.
I replied that I was not doing anything illegal, and even if it is private property aren't people allowed to enjoy for a few months that weather allows?
My principal objection to Schmidtz's defense of private property is that he commits the fallacy of irrelevant alternatives.
Environment Secretary r Owen Paterson says the law will be changed to close a loophole which prevents police from taking action against the owners of dogs that attack people on private property.
Thousands of postal workers and hundreds of telecom engineers are attacked by dogs every year, mainly on private property, such as gardens, drives and private roads.
the three basic elements of private property rights are (1) the right to choose the use of the property, (2) the right to the service of the property, and (3) the right to exchange the property at mutually agreeable terms.
5) Private property is inviolable, in accordance with the organic law".
Such an understanding of common property is a clear attempt to force all property into a private property model and emphasize the rights of owners above all other rights in property.
While Blackstone may famously have described private property as "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world," the truth is that the public has a significant interest not only in regulating the use of private property, but also in defining it and establishing its contours, according to Malloy (Syracuse U.
Rick Perry's emergency items list - eminent domain - tentatively passed in the House today, and it could further curb the government's right to take private property.

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