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LAW, WRITTEN, or lex scripta. This consists of the constitution of the United States the constitutions of the several states the acts of the different legislatures, as the acts of congress, and of the legislatures of the several states, and of treaties. See Statute.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Since this book was written I have received some very remarkable News from The Land of Oz, which has greatly astonished me.
"Then why have you written all this?" you will say to me.
As on and on time went, every year more stories were told and sung and written down.
Undergraduate teacher education students engaged in the self-regulated learning process through planning, composing, and reviewing of written text.
If a CPA uses an external service provider (separate legal entity) to process confidential information such as tax returns, will written permission from the client be required?
Featuring a range of individual texts for an evaluation and discussion providing students with a practical approach to learning how to write, A Practical Introduction To Writing Studies prepares them for success and discipline in written communications, acknowledges the students ability to participate in critical conversation and writing styles, recognizes the importance of helping students at all levels to learn on basic method for writing research papers and two of the more commonly used documentation formats, uses the Socratic method to expose students to the history, theory, and research throughout writing studies, and promotes the idea that writing studies is a structurally important and essential study for high school and college students.
Schmidt originally planned to compare the student teachers' written lesson plans with their teaching behaviors observed in private and group string lessons and their post-observation discussions.
(1) The December 2004 amendments relate to the limitations on "written advice" provided by those professionals deemed to practice before the IRS.
In December 2004, the IRS released final regulations under Circular 230 (TD 9165), dealing with the issuance of written tax advice by tax practitioners.
Survey results indicate that writing is a ticket to professional opportunity, while poorly written job applications are a figurative kiss of death.
"You've just got to wonder if so much corporate writing is really written to be understood," comments Don Ranly, who has been teaching journalism at the University of Missouri for 31 years and who has led close to 1,000 writing seminars in corporate settings.
It's a travelogue, written with lifesaving urgency.