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Sovereign

1. A gold coin in the United Kingdom. It has a face value of one British pound, but because it is made of gold, its actual value far exceeds one pound. Investors use sovereigns as bullion coins.

2. See: Sovereignty.
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(17.) The symposium titles are: Tribal-State Relations: Hope for the Future (1990); Tribal Constitutions: Past, Present and Future (1992); Enhancing Cultural Preservation through Tribal Code Development (1994); Tribal Courts: Leaders along the Trail of Indian Sovereignly (1996); Indian Nations on the Five of the 21st Century: Sovereignly, Self-Government, Water Rights, Land Rights (1998); Practicing Indian Law: Who?
At first sight, it seems that this political situation revolves around Indigenous rights and sovereignly. For example, in one of the statements given by a representative of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, it was observed that "it is time the United States finally and consistent with its legal and international obligations fully recognize our right to be treated like human beings and as sovereign nations" (Stand with Standing Rock 2016a).
Without the ability to sovereignly command its hope, sovereign decision is reduced to an experience of individual choice.
(1) International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignly (ICISS), The Responsibility to Protect, ICISS, Ottawa, 2001, p.
To be condemned to death, in other words (and here we must distinguish the condemnation to death from the condemnation to die), implies the power of the other as the one who decides, sovereignly: 'you will die and you will die in such a way and you will die on this day, at this hour' (Death Penalty II, p137).
The multiple incidents that occurred this week raised the risk of miscalculation in a sovereignly cramped part of the world.
Foley G, Schaap A and Howell E (eds) (2014) The Aboriginal Tent Embassy: Sovereignly, Black Power, Land Rights and the State.
Furthermore, what is common is God's grace: blessings that are unmerited and sovereignly bestowed by God.
Vielleville & Baiju Simal Vasani, Sovereignly over Natural Resources Versus Rights Under Investment Contracts: Which One Prevails?, 5 TRANSNAT'L DISPUTE Mgmt., 11 (2008) ("most foreign investors today demand the inclusion of contractual guaranties aimed at maintaining the legal status in force at the time the investor made its investment."); Montembault, supra note 2, at 595 ("At the dawn of the 21st Century, stabilisation clauses are more than ever becoming an essential legal tool in the management of political risks which far from having disappeared, seem rather to sometimes extend to areas formerly viewed as stable.").
The Adweek Blog Network, featuring TVNewser, AgencySpy and seven other sites--previously the assets of Mediabistro, which we acquired last year--are now operating sovereignly under the Adweek.
246), and to publications authored in the past two decades by Martha Feldman (Opera and Sovereignly: Transforming Myths in Eighteenth-Century Italy [Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007]), Anselm Gerhard (The Urbanization of Opera: Music Theater in Paris in the Nineteenth Century [trans.