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USURPUnited Society of Unusually Responsible People (website)
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In order to sustain a conviction for 'usurpacion de derecho reales,' the proof must show that the real property occupied or usurped belongs, not to the occupant or usurper, but to some third person, and that the possession of the usurper was obtained by means of intimidation or violence done to the person ousted of possession of the property.
"While the state government and the Revenue Department have been saying that there is paucity of land to be given to the landless, we now hear that land is being usurped and sold illegally.
He called upon the democracy loving people to rededicate themselves to this ideal and not permit religious extremists to usurp power in the name of religion.
Richard now usurped the crown, declaring the imprisoned Edward V and his brother illegitimate, and they were not seen after a few weeks.
The ministry of Water & Power is currently headed by federal Minister Khawaja Asif and State Minister Abid Ali both originally belonging to Punjab and seems busy to usurp Sindh's share of water on one or another pretext .
Presidential signing statements further usurp the legislative power by resulting in the enforcement of laws that Congress has not passed.
If Atwill's investigations are sound, it could well mean that the Jesus portrayed in the four Gospels was written not by Christians, but by Romans meaning to usurp the Christian movement for their own political purposes.
When you are number-one, this has to be even tougher, given that people are undoubtedly trying to usurp your position.
Yet it's all but certain that the Supreme Court of Canada will usurp this legislative authority of Parliament by imposing same-sex marriage in the laws of Canada.
The appeals court affirmed, finding that RLUIPA is a legitimate exercise of Congressional spending power, does not violate the Establishment Clause, does not usurp the regulation of a core state function in violation of the Tenth Amendment, and does not violate the doctrine of separation of powers.
The colonial town's success has sneaked up on it, in much the same way the first Europeans did centuries ago, when they arrived to usurp the land and its resources.
For the separation of powers analysis, the panel wrote that Congress cannot improperly usurp powers assigned by the Constitution to the executive, or "impermissibly undermine" those powers.