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PROTECTION, merc. law, The name of a document generally given by notaries public, to sailors and other persons going abroad, in which is certified that the bearer therein named, is a citizen of the United States.

PROTECTION, government. That benefit or safety which the government affords to the citizens.

PROTECTION, Eng. law. A privilege granted by the king to a party to an action, by which he is protected from a judgment which would otherwise be rendered against him. Of these protections there are several kinds. F. N. B. 65.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Disparate treatment occurs when an employer treats a member of a protected class differently from others.
Though only 45 words long, the First Amendment broadly protects religious liberty, free speech, a free press, and the right to hold protests and complain to the government.
If done properly, the foreign trust remains an expensive but good way to protect your assets.
Two UM engineers have worked throughout the year developing the tools, which will also be used to protect the data used by the personnel at the university's medical school.
If just one aircraft has been protected from a threat missile just one time because of this project, the return on the investment is immeasurable.
What type of bunker is really needed to protect our networks and computers?
This may be due to new variants that are released or more commonly because enterprises have not deployed the new signatures or patches in order to be protected against the specific attack.
If the ball is passed from the wing back to the point, the original "Basket-Man"--X1 (who has defended the "Wing-Pass," the first pass) would then also defend the "Reversal Pass." This will allow the original "Ball-Man"--X2, who has dropped down to protect the basket, to remain low to continue protecting both "blocks" and the basket (See Diag.
* Set the value of trade secret assets based on the net present value of expected future cash flows to be derived from the competitive advantages conferred by the asset (a value that will be zero, Halligan notes, without reasonable measures to protect the asset); and
"Rights Core for HIBUN" enables administrators to set up fixed security policies for Microsoft Office 2003 document output from a company's application system in order to protect against information leakage to third parties by design or by accident.
When I circulate my statistical Excel worksheet to users outside my company, I need to protect the underlying confidential formulas but also keep the worksheet easy for users to enter their data.
Do they protect client data stored inside your networks or put it at risk?

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