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(1) Employer-employee law is sometimes called master-servant law.(2) A person appointed by a court to perform a specific function, such as to sell real estate that is in dispute or to assist with evidentiary issues or other duties. (The practice is rare in federal court, but very common in some state courts.)

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THE Daily Post's commendable and successful campaign to bring ab out the return of the flight connection betw een Liverpool and the capital was a master stroke,considering the latest debac le of delays caused by West Coast railway line repairs.
Saturday night, people acted like it was a master stroke that Palmer never got promoted for the Heisman by USC until late in the season.
All except Merthyr Tydfil grandad Malcolm Carey, who has pulled a master stroke by getting Britain's highest-paid living artist to paint a one-off portrait of his six-year-old grand-daughter Seren.
A HALF-TIME master stroke by Port Talbot manager Mark Jones turned this game on its head after the North Wales visitors had led 1-0 early on through Mike Davies.
Walls have been clad sympathetically in maroon and olive green and grey shot-silk and - a master stroke by the architect - some of the portraits angled out from the wall plane.
But it proved to be a master stroke as some of the Shels lads would have seen Ciaran coming on and said 'Here we go'," added Clarke.
And it came true thanks to another master stroke by the young manager.
However, the expectations of a World Cup at home is skyhigh, especially with the Men in Blue being the people's favourites and this is where Kirsten's move could be the master stroke.
GOLF champ Padraig Harrington pulled a master stroke on golf rival Stewart Cink - to steal back the famous Claret Jug.
His choice of You'll Never Walk Alone was a master stroke.
The master stroke has been in bringing back Martyn Moxon to work hand in glove with him.
It was a master stroke creating a new twist to the classic Tchaikovsky ballet with ice-dance instead, especially as the two are in a similar vain.