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MrShoval - Feb 18th 2012, 06:20
Admission by silence
MrShoval - Feb 18th 2012, 06:20
linked to 1441478
MrShoval - Feb 18th 2012, 06:20
Admission by silence
MrShoval - Feb 18th 2012, 06:26
Admission by silence.
Manfredo - Feb 21st 2012, 14:28
linked to 519869
samueldora - Apr 13th 2012, 23:33
linked to 932038
MrShoval - Dec 19th 2012, 21:54
linked to 1439260
Globetrotter - Mar 5th 2013, 17:14
linked to 422933

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Sentence #1442234

eng
Admission by silence.

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halfb1t
Dec 12th 2012, 09:54
Annotation: This is a technical, legal term. Compare the common "Silence is assent."
MrShoval
Dec 19th 2012, 21:56
Just add that "Silence is assent." variant.
halfb1t
Dec 20th 2012, 03:01
An interesting suggestion, but I should argue that this sentence, unlike vernacular renditions of the same idea, has no variants; because it is a technical term of English case law. As such it (1) refers not just to the main idea but to all the various restrictions of application that have developed in the judgment of particular cases and (2) is commonly used (I'm guessing) only by lawyers.

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