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amendment

A written description of a change (or changes) to, or formal clarification of, a protocol.

amendment

Amended application, revised application Clinical trials Any protocol change which occurs after activation of a trial Government A change in an existing law. See Doggett amendment, Helms amendment, Social Security Amendments of 1983, Synar amendment.
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E-Friendly Amendments Bring Most Significant Change to Bermuda Company Law in Half a Century
The Seventh Amendment requires jury trials in most civil cases, while the Eighth Amendment prohibits "cruel and unusual punishments," a term that continues to be the subject of intense debate.
despite being majority leader, didn't have sufficient clout to secure an amendment overriding the Supreme Court's decisions placing redistricting of state legislatures in the hands of federal courts.
The Senate has already sidetracked this divisive and unwise amendment," said Barry W.
Hastert and the GOP leadership reacted swiftly to the amendment and insisted it be stripped from the bill.
The opposition parties have told the government not to bring the amendments again in the state assembly.
The House passed the resolution to make the 14th Amendment part of the Constitution, and the Senate did too, though the latter made revisions, cutting some of Stevens' more extreme planks.
But the idea of "separation of church and state" (a phrase not in the Constitution) and the role of religion in public life are still intensely debated: Conservatives often argue that the First Amendment protects freedom of religion, not freedom from religion; liberals often say that the best way to protect religious freedom is to minimize its role in public life.
Hall's letter argued the ruling also applies ``in any further processing of discretionary actions seeking to gain control and authority over the Las Lomas Project area,'' including the city's sphere amendment.
A Virginia-based attorney who has taken part in numerous high-profile gun cases (he helped fight the Morton Grove ban), Halbrook is co-author of Supreme Court Gun Cases, which argues that the high court has repeatedly acknowledged, in cases not directly involving guns, that the Second Amendment protects an individual right.
Participation in student-run newspapers is another indication of First Amendment savvy.