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descend

To move from the top of the body toward the feet; to move in a caudal direction.
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(9.) One exception is in Professor Roberta Kwall's work defending a freely descendible and devisable right of publicity, in which she acknowledged the potentially significant emotional interests of a celebrity's heirs in limiting use of a decedent's image, particularly in highly objectionable contexts.
descendible and taxable is preferable to the existing system, and such a
are alienable and descendible means that the owner of the economic
descendible) normally does count as a property interest, at least under
developed in a schizoid manner: publicity rights were purely economic rights, as distinct from 'personal' privacy rights (thereby enabling publicity rights to become transferable and descendible); but publicity rights, even though economic in nature, were also part of the tort of invasion of privacy, thereby implying that they should be viewed as a species of personal privacy rights, and as such nonassignable and nondescendible.
Wolf; Lapse, Antilapse, And Descendible Future Interests, John M.
In 1676, England passed the Statute of Frauds.(36) It included formalities for making wills and severely limited the use of oral wills.(37) Over a hundred years later, the Crown enacted the Statute of Wills (Wills Act),(38) allowing "every person to devise, bequeath or dispose of by will all descendible real or personal estate which he owned ...