What Is Defamation;Know Which Is To Defame?
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What Is Defamation;Know Which Is To Defame?

Defamation is constituted by spoken words or false and non-confidential written publications, which expose any living person to hatred, contempt, ridicule or damage it in their trade or occupation. For example, if a person or news media says or writes something about you that tends to diminish your reputation, or that prevents people from associating with you, then defamation has…

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What Is Deposition;How Does Deposition Work?
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What Is Deposition;How Does Deposition Work?

 Deposition in law, the written testimony of a witness in a judicial proceeding.Deposition before a magistrate are the sworn statements or affirmations of those who are cognisant of the facts relating to a crime for which some person has been arrested. These statements are committed to writing by the magistrate’s clerk, and read over and signed by the witness making…

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What Is Constitution;Why Is It Important For A Country?
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What Is Constitution;Why Is It Important For A Country?

Constitution, in politics, a system of law established by the sovereign power of a state for its guidance. Its main objects are to fix the limits and define the relations of the legislative, judicial  and executive powers of the state.The Constitution (also called the Constitutional Charter ) is therefore the fundamental law that establishes the organization of the state, the rules and principles of…

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What Is Court Martial;How Does Court Martial Work?

Court martial, courts usually convened for the purpose of trying offences against military or naval discipline, and also for administering martial law. Previous to 1640 ordinances were issued by the king for the trial of these offences, and justice was administered under the old court of chivalry of which the earl marshal was the president. The military laws adopted by…

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What Is Judicial Review In Judiciary;What Does It Do?
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What Is Judicial Review In Judiciary;What Does It Do?

Judicial review is the process by which courts determine whether the legislative and executive branches, especially the former, have exceeded their power. Judicial review is most likely to exist in a federal system such as the United States and in countries with written constitutions. In a federal system, with power divided be-tween the central government and the member states, the…

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