• The witness is one of six alleged victims in the case and, like one of the others, she claimed she was forced to have an illegal abortion in a back-room in Reading.

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  • The main law controlling phone tapping in Britain is the Interception of Communications Act, which the then Conservative government was forced to introduce in 1985, after a case at the European Court of Human Rights.

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  • The most important difference is Israel has not agreed to have an international force stationed in Gaza as it accepted (and in Livni's case, championed) the deployment of UNIFIL forced in South Lebanon.


  • But, you might be surprised to learn what some women endured to win the vote, including being rounded into the Occoquan Workhouse for 60 days of hard labor, forced feeding, instrumental invasion of the body and in the case of Lucy Burns, imprisoned for her stance on suffrage and having her hands chained to the cell bars above her heads and left over night repeatedly.

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  • The prosecution team in the case of a traveller family jailed for forced labour is to appeal against what it has called "unduly lenient" sentences.

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  • The Los Angeles Police Department itself was forced to change in the wake of the Rodney King case, which highlighted widespread racism in the largely white, male force.

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  • In another case upholding the constitutional right against forced decryption, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in United States v.

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  • As the guy in charge of planning for General Motors, Burns is forced to make the business case for fuel cells.

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  • Professor Longuski discovered that the safest route to take would be one that permitted a quick return trip, via Venus, in case of an accident that forced the Mars landing to be aborted.

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  • To make things easier, the court is breaking the trials into pieces, starting with a case over the forced removal of city dwellers to the countryside in 1975.

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  • In that case, the government may be forced to shorten the term of the franchise from 15 years to, say, eight years.

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  • There were reports Friday that EU officials are preparing a plan in case they are forced to kick Greece out of the EU. Spanish and Italian bond yields were above 6% most of the week, which is also stressing the EU financial system.

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  • With little to show from reductions beyond higher unemployment, less confidence and in the case of energy, a still higher deficit, Soria and his party may soon be forced to offer a different path forward.

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  • In fact, as reported on 9 September 1993 in a Center for Security Policy Decision Brief entitled Lifting Embargo Under Present Circumstances Will Produce New Vietnam Quagmire for Clinton (No. 93-D 76), the most experienced field investigators are effectively being taken off the case through reassignment to Hawaii -- or, as in the case of the most senior and experienced investigator, Garnett "Bill" Bell, through forced early retirement.

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  • He may also be forced to give evidence in a case to do with the kidnapping in 1995 of the son of Slovakia's then president, Michal Kovac.

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  • The underlying accusation is that Christian schools are fronts for forced conversions, especially of lower caste-Hindus or, in the case of the incidents in rural Gujarat, proto-Hindu tribal peoples.


  • Boies received a careermaking break at the age of 32 when he was chosen to run a case on behalf of IBM in California after the firm Cravath had hired for the job was forced to back out.

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  • The Bush administration has insisted that the firing of the attorneys was handled properly, but critics have charged the attorneys were forced out for political motives and, in one case, to allow a protege of Rove to take one of the posts.

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  • However, the possibility of a reduction in the US Treasury credit rating would affect the bond markets, and corporate debt as well, which would be forced to pay a higher insurance premium for its debt going forward in the case of a US downgrade.

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  • In a recent high-profile case, a Canadian teen-ager was apprehended in a major hacking incident that forced the shutdown of U.S. commercial Web sites.

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  • Chavez has spoken publicly about adoption of methods such as suicide bombers in case a war is forced upon Venezuela by the US .

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  • In the case of the unnamed 21-year-old, known as "T", he had been forced to reveal he had received warnings from Manchester Police in connection with two stolen bikes.

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  • Total and Unocal, on the other hand, argue that no forced labour went into the construction of the pipeline itself, and that, in any case, they have no influence over Myanmar's army and cannot be held responsible for its conduct.

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  • However, in a worst case scenario where some or all of the patent infringement complaints go against Apple, we believe the company could be forced to pay higher royalties.

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