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For me the civil rights movement was about lowering the racial identity as a dispositive feature of the human being.
All fact discovery for the trial is due by Feb. 15, 2018, with all dispositive motions filed by March 15, 2018 and any responses in opposition due by April 16, 2018.
From the Department of Labor: Each factor is considered, but none are required or dispositive.
But conservatives should spare a moment to give some consideration to the merits — which are real but not dispositive — of the other side of the argument.
So Obergefell is relevant to Masterpiece Cakeshop, but not dispositive.
Pleasing Kennedy is wise but not dispositive, as lawyers at the court like to say.
Fernyhough’s protocols go some way toward working around this difficulty, though the results can’t be considered dispositive.
Whatever else might be said about the process today, excellence plainly is no longer the dispositive virtue.
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legal Definition of dispositive
- an endless variety of dispositive…pretrial motions
- —Robert Shaw-Meadow
- dispositive words in a will
- dispositive of the question
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