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affirm

Confirm, ratify, positively acknowledge as correct. One may affirm a statement in an affidavit.Witnesses may affirm that all testimony to be given will be true and accurate.

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"First, by asserting the affirmative defense of 'license and payment' Defendants presumably meant to claim that they had properly obtained a license and paid for the use of Plaintiff's media content before they broadcast the fight on May 2, 2015.
Wan Saiful, who was appointed deputy chairman of PPBM's policy and strategy bureau, however, reiterated that his stance on affirmative action has not changed and insisted that the pro-Bumiputera policies have allegedly been abused.
Affirmative action can be a lightning rod for opinions and the report put the divide on full display on Twitter.
While still a majority, support among white men trails support among white women for affirmative action programs for women and for minorities.
When legal challenges have been brought before the Supreme Court, Catholic universities have made their support for affirmative action clear.
There's little disagreement that the practice of race-conscious affirmative action has been on the decline since the 1990s, as the federal courts have limited its use and states have acted to prohibit public universities from considering race.
Having said this, affirmative action policies are often criticised for causing reverse discrimination; and in the absence of qualified candidates, the policies may very well lead to lowering the bar for those elected.
"Affirmative defenses plead matters extraneous to the plaintiffs prima facie case, which deny plaintiffs right to recover, even if the allegations of the complaint are true." (17) The burden of proving an affirmative defense rests with the party asserting it.
The phrase "affirmative action" was first used in 1961 in a speech by President John F.
The memorandum of agreement (MOA) is the most recent effort to encourage the recovery of medical affirmative claims and facilitate cooperation between the Army legal community and the health providers (military and civilian) on whose behalf claims are asserted and collected.
Conservatives charged that affirmative action amounts to "reverse racism"; discriminates against "innocent whites"; stigmatizes its putative beneficiaries; erodes the incentives that prompt individuals to put forth their best efforts; lowers standards; produces inefficiencies; goes to those racial minorities who need it least; and generates racial resentments.
The judicial rules regarding affirmative action center around two areas.