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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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You Are a Masterpiece does not get sidetracked and uses a vocabulary and illustrations (including in utero photography and 3D animation) that make sense to youngsters.
One dies in early middle-age, the other lives to twice his years and, after a long period in the compositional doldrums, produces masterpieces again in his twilight.
The building, an architectural masterpiece distinguished by its oversized Romanesque arches resting on Corinthian columns, became a prominent addition to the New York skyline.
The masterpiece is expected to fetch up to pounds 3m at a sale of Impressionist art next month.
This is a masterpiece of unprecedented scale, with 10 times more environments and three times more characters than the previous title.
KUWAIT, Aug 9 (KUNA) -- Artist Mohammad Shah stood out in the field of ceramic arts through inscribing verses from the Quran onto pottery used for drinking water in the past, transforming such objects into Islamic calligraphy masterpiece. Shah, who experimented in this field for four years, takes roughly 15 days to carve each piece.
Art experts will reveal whether a painting of the Virgin Mary, which has been kept in an Aberdeenshire stately home for more than a century, is a "lost masterpiece" by Raphael.
According to Atienza, the mural, which had been declared a National Cultural Treasure in 1996, has been hailed by art experts as Botong's last masterpiece and greatest extant work of art.
Atienza, who claims the distinction of being the only three-term mayor in Manila, pointed out that the mural, which had been declared a National Cultural Treasure in 1996, has been hailed by art experts as Botong's last masterpiece and greatest extant work of art.
Just as some people have never seen Star Wars, I had never seen 2001: A Space Odyssey until it was on the telly on Saturday night, so I made a special point of watching what was billed as a classic movie acclaimed as a masterpiece.
"The response has been fantastic, spectacular and viewers have appreciated the innovation and uniqueness of the Guinness-awarded masterpiece," Asghar Adam Ali, founder and chairman of Nabeel Perfumes Group of Companies, told Khaleej Times.
The master perfumer said his latest innovation unites the art of jewellery and perfumery to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that tells the success of the great emirate through seven core design elements: Durra , the greatest pearl ever found; Baz , the imperial falcon; Aamal , the city of the future; Abjar , the noble steed; Narjesi , the rose in eternal bloom; Haibah , the most precious diamond; and Diwan , the home of heroes.