Identical Treatment

Identical Treatment

In law, the concept that all persons deserve equal treatment regardless of circumstances. Identical treatment is almost never applied in practice; for example, minors generally cannot marry without parental consent. It should not be confused with equal treatment.
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How far the custom of permitting a transgender person to self-identify one's gender (or other characteristics) extends is unclear, says Banzhaf, although strong arguments can be made for similar if not identical treatment.
The parents of a friend who fell ill in Bahrain insisted details of his treatment be relayed to a major clinic in a first world country, which reported that he was getting the identical treatment that he would "at home".
A doctor who prescribes an identical treatment in two individuals and expects an identical development, may be properly classified as a social menace.
The control group undertook an identical treatment and exercise program using a placebo light diode device.
They demand of the Government to give them identical treatment as foreign investors, to cut costs for firms and to reduce fines.
Patients with the same cancer type vary in their response to identical treatment because the biological characteristics of the same cancer type usually differ between patients.
He also appealing that the Republic of Macedonia be given identical treatment as the other countries.
Five Ss had not participated in the original study but had completed the identical treatment and follow-up regime.
Of course to deny a churchman the right to speak as retribution for the church's identical treatment of a scientist in the past is absurd to say the least.
Currently, some insurance companies refuse to cover speech, physical and occupational therapy for PDD, even if the same child would be covered for identical treatment if he did not have autism.
We don't know [why] one child gets a secondary brain tumor and another, with almost identical treatment, doesn't," Neglia says.