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Rules on how and where international students can work have historically been spottily enforced.
Likewise, the chapters' engagement with the critical bibliography bounces spottily from cursory to substantial (a comment that could be extended to other essays in the volume), and, perhaps because of the format, important studies, such as Robert Hornback's on sixteenth-century clowns, go unmentioned.
faded anachronism, the militia laws were at best spottily enforced, and
They are stuck in limbo in Israel, and that limbo is made worse by a spottily enforced ban on working.
In Last Unicorn, 2009, which Hutchins based on a drawing by her young daughter, two pots balance on the slopes of a spottily painted heap of plaster.
Unfortunately, there are numerous LIMS instances that meet regulatory and good practices requirements for LIMS only spottily at best.
The code, which has been spottily enforced, does not necessarily mean a gentler insurgency, the NYT says in a report.
Moreover, the fact that DTI is so spottily recorded--especially in comparison to the FICO score--indicates that investors and servicers place little weight on it when valuing loans.
Analogous developments have been worked out in some comparable areas of law, and unconscionability principles have already been spottily applied to medical contracts.
But it cramps his actors, limits his central character as a grotesque idiot and reduces his play to a spottily amusing camp joke.
Turks largely flouted the spottily enforced previous ban, but the new legislation comes packaged with a stern warning label about substantial fines for violators.
This zone, consistently significant for prevalence, was only spottily significant for infection intensity, although infection intensities averaged above the global median through much of this stretch, and, indeed through most of southern Florida, north to Apalachee Bay (Bay 68).