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property

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property

Any tangible or intangible thing that is or may be owned by someone.

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The court upheld charges that 170,000 Greek Cypriot refugees living in the south of the island and banned from returning to their homes in the north were deprived of rights to property, compensation and a family life.
None of this can be taken as some culmination of a movement toward increased rights for women; during the period from the thirteenth through the eighteenth centuries, women in fact lost rights to property and children that they had enjoyed earlier.
All the good arguments against the criminalization of consensual acts are here, somewhere: how these crusades prop up and empower organized crime; eat away at our constitutional rights to property and freedom from search and seizure; come nowhere close to achieving their aims; corrupt legitimate law enforcement; promote irresponsibility; and in general are merely sops to ignorance, fear, hatred, and envy.
Furthermore, the public trust doctrine which gives the public certain inalienable rights to property seaward of the high water line is not highly developed in New York State, and is unlikely to provide an alternative justification for these regulations.