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Debates about the origins of the Industrial Revolution revolve around the relative importance of secure property rights, the extent to which cultures tolerate personal ambition and so on.
Second, after subjugated as slaves the North American slave owners, black and white, had a property right in the labor of the slaves.
Her mother must make the death look like an accident in order to save their farm from a landowner who claims that suicides forfeit property rights, and Cielle is enlisted to help hide the truth.
The import duties would come in response to U.S. allegations that China violates American intellectual-property rights.
The real question is whether society will side on the interests of all citizens’ fundamental property rights, or will society seek comfort under the warm blanket of regulatory authority in the guise of public welfare.
Dominion’s plan to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to carry natural gas through some of the most scenic parts of the state drew heated opposition from both environmentalists and property rights advocates.
Legal opinions written on the matter show an inconsistency as to what is and is not a violation of an individual's property rights.
Private landowners must be reimbursed at a fair market value—though the value of property rights deep underground is unclear.
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