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the open space in the centre of a law court.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

WELL. A hole dug in the earth in order to obtain water.
     2. The owner of the estate has a right to dig in his own ground, at such a distance as is permitted by law, from his neighbor's land; he is not restricted as to the size or depth, and is not liable to any action for rendering the well of his neighbor useless by so doing. Lois des Bat. part. 1, c. 3, sect. 2, art. 2, Sec. 2.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Even if you read only a fraction of the choices, The Well-Educated Mind is a welcome counterbalance to the anodyne, information-based sound bytes that assault our daily lives.
She reminded students that although the nursing shortage has been reduced due to the economy and Baby Boomer nurses remaining in the workforce, they can't be complacent in advocating for well-educated nurses.
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Clearly, not everyone in the UK can be a well-educated, 40-year-old woman, but you don't have to fit the typical profile of a very fulfilled worker in order to reach your full potential and feel more fulfilled in your career.
First, the evidence that Common Core will actually make today's young people well-educated is lacking.
BEIRUT: British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher announced the launch of two alumni associations, both meant to "bring together some of the most talented and well-educated in Lebanon," according to an embassy statement.
Higher-income, well-educated consumers are also more likely than other consumers to have looked for information about LTC services and to have created advance directives that explain how they want loved ones to handle their care if they became incapacitated.
"Having dealt with the key problems up front, as is the case under the program, growth is expected to resume in 2015, supported by a favorable international tax regime, a well-educated labor force, strong institutions.
We should be confident that we will have a well-educated generation who will be able to bear the responsibility, fight corruption and to serve their country," he added.
The Tri-Council for Nursing recently released a Policy Statement on the Educational Advancement of Nurses; the statement addresses the need for a well-educated nursing workforce to care for American now and in the future.
Motivated by the governing party's refusal to have the parliament discuss about the audit reports, professor Ana Pavlovska-Daneva in Utrinski vesnik estimates that a person does not need to be well-educated to know that one is criminally, materially or politically accountable when money of others are spent unlawfully.