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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at uscode.house.gov and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.


section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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The exhaustive review of judicial papers, opinions, and collateral sources from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia reflected in the "Works Consulted" section mark A Peculiar Humanism as a significant starting point for further researchers interested in judicial argumentative practice and the intersections of law and slavery in the antebellum South.
Either Kafelnikov or Tommy Robredo, who share Grosjean's third quarter, could prove dangerous while from the fourth section Mark Philippoussis, who has just returned after a long lay-off, could prove most troublesome.