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Words are Chameleons: The Languages of Law

Words are to a lawyer what mathematics is to a physicist. That being the case, if an observer watched the goings on of, say, the Court of King’s Bench in the 15th century, they might wonder how the legal system could work at all, for they would be hearing words in three languages...Read more >





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We here highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth


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APRIL 15, 2019

Celebrating Gurū Nānak

 The year 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary of Gurū Nānak (1469-1539), the ‘founder’ of the Sikh tradition...