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The legal profession is one of honor, respect and dignity-- compensated not only with treasure, pleasure and honor but with the right to right a wrong. In "David and Goliath in the Modern Court, " author Virgilio J. Santiago provides insight into the Philippine justice system and the role of lawyer to attain truth and dispense justice not only in the Philippines but in all courts of justice, the primordial duty of courts of justice being to attain truth and dispense justice . As Santiago grew up in Manila, he had little ambition. His desires included becoming a driver, marrying his sweetheart, and living a simple life. It took an accident and a possible jail sentence to change his mind. On March 15, 1965, he realized his mother's dream for him to become an attorney. In this memoir, Santiago recalls the highlights of his career and relates details of clients, cases, trials, and verdicts. "David and Goliath in the Modern Court" narrates Santiago's quest to attain truth and justice, and it describes how courts in the Philippines traversed the labyrinth path of lies, fraud, and schemes to stop evil.

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Genre: Law
Author: Virgilio J. Santiago
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Release: 2010-11
File: 172 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781426945717

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Bi- and multilingualism are of great interest for contemporary linguists since this phenomenon deeply reflects on language acquisition, language use, and sociolinguistic conditions in many different circumstances all over the world. Multilingualism was, however, certainly rather common already, if not especially, in the premodern world. For some time now, research has started to explore this issue through a number of specialized studies. The present volume continues with the investigation of multilingualism through a collection of case studies focusing on important examples in medieval and early modern societies, that is, in linguistic and cultural contact zones, such as England, Spain, the Holy Land, but also the New World. As all contributors confirm, the numerous cases of multilingualism discussed here indicate strongly that the premodern period knew considerably less barriers between people of different social classes, cultural background, and religious orientation. But we also have to acknowledge that already then human communication could fail because of linguistic hurdles which prevented mutual understanding in religious and cultural terms.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Albrecht Classen
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release: 2016-09-12
File: 408 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783110471441

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Genre: Bible
Author: Henry Cowles
Publisher:
Release: 1884
File: 419 Pages
ISBN-13: MINN:319510018680788

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Genre: Law
Author: California (State).
Publisher:
Release:
File: Pages
ISBN-13: LALL:CA-B057603-WR

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Is a State free to adopt measures to protect the public health of its citizens? If so, what are the limits, if any, to such regulatory powers? This book addresses these questions by focusing on the clash between the regulatory autonomy of the state and international investment governance. As a wide variety of state regulations allegedly aimed at protecting public health may interfere with foreign investments, a tension exists between the public health policies of the host state and investment treaty provisions. Under most investment treaties, States have waived their sovereign immunity, and have agreed to give arbitrators a comprehensive jurisdiction over what are essentially regulatory disputes. Some scholars and practitioners have expressed concern regarding the magnitude of decision-making power allocated to investment treaty tribunals. This book contributes to the current understanding of international investment law and arbitration, addressing the fundamental question of whether public health has and/or should have any relevance in contemporary international investment law and policy. With a focus on the 'clash of cultures' between international investment law and public health, the author critically analyses the emerging case law of investment treaty arbitration and considers the theoretical interplay between public health and investor rights in international investment law. The book also explores the interplay between investment law and public health in practice, focusing on specific sectors such as pharmaceutical patents, tobacco regulation and environmental health. It then goes on to analyze the available means for promoting consideration of public health in international investment law and suggests new methods and approaches to better reconcile public health and investor rights.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Valentina Vadi
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2012
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780415507493

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Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David's victory was improbable and miraculous. He shouldn't have won. Or should he? In DAVID AND GOLIATH, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, suffer from a disability, lose a parent, attend a mediocre school, or endure any number of other apparent setbacks. In the tradition of Gladwell's previous bestsellers-The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw-DAVID AND GOLIATH draws upon history, psychology and powerful story-telling to reshape the way we think of the world around us.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Release: 2015-04-07
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 0316204374

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Genre: Endangered species
Author: Shannon Petersen
Publisher:
Release: 2000
File: 283 Pages
ISBN-13: WISC:89075871210

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The proceedings of the Second International Sevgi Gonul Byzantine Studies Symposium held in Istanbul in June 2010 are published here under four headings: The first chapter includes seven papers on Byzantine palace architecture. Second chapter includes nine papers on the Byzantine court as the center of imperial power. Third chapter includes seven papers on the ceremonies held at the court and in the city. Last chapter on court culture and visual arts presents seven papers.

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Genre: History
Author: Ayla Ödekan
Publisher: Ege Yayinlari
Release: 2013
File: 242 Pages
ISBN-13: UCSD:31822040889156

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Genre: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Author: Charles Anderson Dana
Publisher:
Release: 1873
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UTEXAS:059172110358490

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Genre: Bible
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1882
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UCLA:L0052429347

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