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A court proceeding that determines a stated issue. For example, a hearing may be held to determine whether or not certain evidence is admissible in a lawsuit.


A legal proceeding conducted by an administrative agency in order to take testimony and arguments for or against a proposed action. Parties may have attorneys present but are not required to do so.Unlike the court system,most agencies permit corporations to appear through an officer or majority shareholder,without requiring an attorney.

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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is now in its 35th year and each year trains hundreds of dogs to help deaf people with daily life.
uk Biscuit is a show cocker spaniel and was donated to Hearing Dogs by breeder Margaret Burnham, of Cleckheaton.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity that trains dogs to alert deaf people to ' important sounds and danger signals, such as the doorbell, telephone and smoke alarm.
In my experience, deaf dogs take to "clicker training" just as well as hearing dogs.
In addition, we tested the following hypothesis: persons who receive a service or hearing dog would (1) be healthier, (2) be more physically independent, (3) function better, (4) be more mobile, (5) participate more in productive activities, and (6) be more satisfied with life after receiving the dog compared with before receiving the dog and compared with a wait list control group.
National charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is now campaigning to educate businesses about their obligations under the Equality Act 2010, to allow disabled people with hearing dogs into their premises.
The family are now fundraising for a new hearing dog.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is celebrating 30 years of changing the lives of deaf people.
We couldn't predict what happened to Rascal, but we're working very hard to reduce the time that people like Linda have to wait for a hearing dog.
Paul Woolston, senior partner at PwC Newcastle, said: "We are delighted to support Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and more importantly to help Roy lead a more independent life with Erin.
Now Tiger, who has been Carol's hearing dog for six years, has been named runner-up in the heroic category of the Hearing Dog of the Year Awards.