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Deny

An ancient Egyptian unit of volume approximately equivalent to 50 cubic centimeters.
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Accordingly, I am denying your request to allow Inmate Squire a legal telephone call."
Erickson(4) by ruling that the Due Process Clause does not preclude a law enforcement agency from sanctioning employees for falsely denying alleged employment-related misconduct.
* Documented reasons for accepting or denying an applicant.
The silent jungle speaks in 124, and Sethe is isolated in her role as mother and with her pain, denying there is a world outside her door.
McCarrick of Washington, D.C., who is heading a bishops' task force charged with studying the issue, wrote in his mid-May column in the Catholic Standard that he disagreed with those bishops who advocate "denial of the Eucharist as a public sanction." Later in May, McCarrick told a gathering of Catholic journalists that denying politicians communion because of their public policy stances is a "slippery slope" that would not be welcome in his archdiocese.
The IRS may consider the following factors in allowing or denying relief: whether (1) the taxpayer would suffer economic hardship if the request were denied, (2) the taxpayer knew or had reason to know of the item giving rise to the deficiency, (3) the deficiency is attributable to a nonrequesting spouse and (4) either spouse has a legal obligation under a divorce decree or agreement to pay the outstanding liability.
The penalty of denying Church teaching against euthanasia--as shown above--entails the loss of full communion with the Church.
What possible justification can there be for denying this basic civil right to a few million same-sex American couples?
Diag.9: If the ball-handler chooses to pass the ball over to the opposite side, the defense can rotate over, with #3 and #1 trapping the ball, #5 denying the sideline pass, #4 dropping into the lane to look for the hurried pass, and #2 sliding over to deny a ball reversal.
It is not just a security rule; it is a policy and structure that attempts to sever emotional connection by denying physical connection between the visitor and the inmate.
Congress amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 expressly to provide protection against pregnancy discrimination.(1) In a piece of legislation known as the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the amendment expanded the existing prohibition against discrimination "because of sex" or "on the basis of sex" to also bar discrimination "because of or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions."(2) Congress explained that the "entire thrust...behind this legislation is to guarantee women the basic right to participate fully and equally in the workforce, without denying them the fundamental right to full participation in family life."(3)