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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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Meijer began its partnership with Masterpiece more than 50 years ago when it purchased geraniums for the garden center of the original Meijer supercenter "Thrifty Acres" in Grand Rapids.
Masterpiece Contemporary returns on the Public Broadcasting Service in October with Endgame, a drama about the final days of apartheid in South Africa starring William Hurt and Jonny Lee Miller.
As Araafa, who led entering the final quarter of the race, faded from contention a furlong out, Jimmy Fortune and Court Masterpiece seized the initiative as an inviting gap opened against the far rail.
Completed in 1738, it was one of the great masterpieces of Baroque church architecture, its bell-shaped stone dome dominating Dresden's skyline.
The key to Max Factor's new Masterpiece is the revolutionary thermoplastic elastomer iFX brush.
While the high-end specialty store has been open for business since January, last week Masterpiece Lighting marked the grand opening of its flagship location in a former art gallery in the midtown section of Atlanta.
Before he left Graham's company, his fiercely original works were already providing a taste of the masterpieces to come.
Distillers Masterpiece carries a suggested retail price of $300 for a 750 ml bottle.
The port cask finish influences the flavor and finish of this extra-aged bourbon to unveil a genuine masterpiece," said Noe.
FOR ANYONE INTO THE CREATIVE and/or obsessive process, The Unknown Masterpiece remains the ultimate nightmare.
These days, many of the same classics come on videotape--that is if public television's Masterpiece Theatre has featured them.
To get an idea of how the masterpiece may have looked originally and to recover faint or lost details, physicist John F.