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PROSCRIBED, civil law. Among the Romans, a man was said to be proscribed when a reward was offered for his head; but the term was more usually applied to those who were sentenced to some punishment which carried with it the consequences of civil death. Code, 9; 49.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Malayao, who spent 33 years fighting for social justice while living with farmers and workers in Cagayan Valley, said the proscription petition 'has already put us and the lives of our respective families at security risk and great emotional anxiety.'
[14] Regardless, proscription of D and X on the grounds of fetal pain is untenable.
He went on: "Proscription was and is a very important weapon against those organisations which are trying to attack us and our society.
Members of the Confederation of Revolutionary Workers' Unions (DySK), the Confederation of Public Sector Trade Unions (KESK), the Turkish Union of Engineers and Architects' Chambers (TMMOB) and the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) were all gearing up to hold rallies for May 1, Labor Day, in the square, but are now faced with the governor's proscription on the events.
Sophie forbids her children to go near the two sisters who offer them friendship and hope, a proscription neither James nor Twig obeys.
Breaking proscription laws can lead to jail sentences of up to 10 years and/or a fine while lesser offences, such as displaying articles in public in support of a proscribed organisation, can lead to six months in prison and a fine not exceeding PS5,000.
His perspectives are law, symbolism, and punishment; localism, justice, and the right to judge; the forms of rough music; sex, gender, and moral policing; defending economic interests; political resistance; resistive communities; and performance and proscription. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
"I am looking again at the case for new banning orders for extremist groups that fall short of the legal threshold for terrorist proscription, as well as for new civil powers to target extremists who seek to radicalise others."
The real questions are what the short-term and long-term effects are, whether and to what extent they impair users' judgment when going about their daily lives, and what level of regulations and proscription are appropriate.
He urged the German authorities to keep a close watch on their activities in breach of the EU proscription, the External Affairs Ministry said.
EeIn the aftermath of last week's proscription of Nigeria's Islamic sects Boko Haram and Ansaru by the Nigerian government, the country's apex Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered banks to check the activities of the terrorist groups.