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Second, there are also within the natural order occurrences that, although not interruptions to that order, can nevertheless strike humans as such, primarily because of their unusualness.
However, whereas the Court of Appeals in Windsor had, in effect, applied the unusualness trigger theory in direct response to the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's (BLAG's) (130) argument that DOMA was justified by the need for a federal rule achieving uniformity in marriage laws, (131) the Supreme Court in Windsor did not give BLAG's "uniformity" justification enough credence to even articulate it explicitly.
Achilles' repetition of Chryses' action earlier in the narrative is suggestive of the connection between them, (2) and the unusualness of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] also marks Achilles out as a distinctive actant, preparing the way for his role later in the narrative.
The influence of positive affect on the unusualness of word associations, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 48, 1413-1426.
The very unusualness of the situation catches our attention and animates our imaginations, and our engagement with Crusoe in his predicaments makes the lesson 'emotionally saturated'" (194).
Those are the words, but the Supreme Court of the United States has decided that solitary confinement, even long-term isolation, does not meet that standard of cruelty and unusualness, provided that the prisoner didn't already suffer from mental illness.
The unusualness of the facility stems from the fact that it is a tripartite joint use library, provided by the Berri Barmera Council, TafeSA and Glossop High School--working examples of this sort of shared facility are relatively rare in Australia, and internationally.
The unusualness and the difficulty of instruction, the scarceness of books, the sudden relevance given to the intellectuals, gave them an unexpected distinction.
Validity could be improved by setting more prescriptive criteria of seriousness and unusualness and training persons responsible for notification.
What the upholders of all these positions missed was the unusualness of what was happening in India and what Jinnah was actually trying to do.
Fried understood the unusualness of promissory obligation and hence the shaky foundation that emphasizing promise places beneath contract law.
The Court in Graham looked to the international community to evaluate the cruelty and unusualness of Florida's sentencing practice.