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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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15) The diary and the wider Henslowe-Alleyn documents make clear that the Langworth family sustained a financial relationship with both Henslowe and Alleyn, with Arthur Langworth acting on Alleyn's and Henslowe's behalf during their campaign to obtain the reversion of the mastership of the royal game.
At JP Institute, McCann said that she assists in delivering in-office training for private practices, as well as helps with mastership certification.
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Henslowe's interest in running a bear-baiting house has some intriguing inter-relations with his playing activities both before and after this period when he was striving to get the Mastership.
His reliable support for the ministry in 1678 earnt him the post of groom porter, responsible for the supervision of gambling at court; in 1686 he capped this with the lucrative mastership of the Mint.
A well-known lawyer - he was once offered but declined the Mastership of the Rolls - he campaigned for Roman Catholic rights and in 1823 became a founder of the Catholic Assoc-iation.
4) Any connection Astley may have made with Hay is likely to have been to his advantage in those aspects of the Mastership that involved the ceremonial and political functions of court entertainments, for example.
Sordid business details may have been beneath the notice of Victorian gentlemen, but they were part of what kept the Mastership of the Revels viable.
I moved to Birmingham in 1972 and completed my training, with the award of the Mastership in Clinical Biochemistry in 1973.
2) I shall only say here that Dutton's assertion that Buckingham was behind William Painter's attempt to get a reversion to the mastership in 1622-3 is disproved by a letter from Painter to Cranfield, showing clearly that Buckingham had nothing to do with the matter.
In 1856 Farrar became a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and he later accepted an assistant mastership at Harrow School.
The Sydney controller assures mastership in a non-Freeport location, offering transparent solutions to minor problems and faults, as well as full diagnostic and major fault reporting from a reliable source.