Affirmation

Affirmation in United States

Affirmation Definition

In practice. A solemn religious asseveration in the nature of an oath, Greenl. Ev. § 371.

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In practice. A solemn religious asseveration in the nature of an oath, Greenl. Ev. § 371.

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This definition of Affirmation Is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This definition needs to be proofread..

Concept of Affirmation in Judicial Assistance

In this context, a definition of Affirmation may be as follows: A solemn and formal declaration that an affidavit is true or that the witness will tell the truth; this declaration may usually be substituted for an oath in proceedings in U.S. courts. (See 22 CFR 92.18(b)).

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    Affirmations Recognizes Outstanding LGBTs, Allies at Silver Jubilee, Between the Lines; April 3, 2014; Petkus, ShelClark

    Affirmations faces serious budget problems, maps out solutions, Between the Lines; December 9, 2010; Cavanaugh, Tara

    Self-Affirmation Enhances Performance, Makes Us Receptive to Our Mistakes, Pain & Central Nervous System Week; November 5, 2012

    Affirmations Spring Bash signals turnaround, Between the Lines; April 5, 2012; Proxmire, Crystal A

    The power of affirmations: what to say when you talk to yourself., Going Bonkers Magazine; January 1, 2007; Russ, Michael J.

    Using the Power of Affirmation, Hinduism Today; June 30, 2004; Veylanswami, Satguru Bodhinatha

    CONFESSIONS OF AN AFFIRMATION JUNKIE., States News Service; July 5, 2011

    Unleash the Power Of Affirmation: Learn how the repetition of, Hinduism Today; January 31, 1999

    Clarkson Psychology Prof Finds That Self-Affirmation Enhances Performance, Makes Us Receptive to Our Mistakes, States News Service; October 24, 2012

    Affirmations answers tough questions, Between the Lines; January 20, 2011; Proxmire, Crystal A

    Affirmations Executive Director Dave Garcia Announces Departure, Between the Lines; November 21, 2013

    Affirmations Bash a big success for youth, Between the Lines; April 3, 2008; Carreras, Jessica

    Affirmations’ changing face, Between the Lines; October 21, 2010; Proxmire, Crystal A

    Affirmations Community Center Receives $800,000 Bequest, Between the Lines; February 20, 2014; Stevenson, Jan

    Affirmations Big Bash raises money for programs, Between the Lines; March 24, 2011; Proxmire, Crystal A

    Affirmations to host LGBT sports fair, Between the Lines; March 12, 2009; Carreras, Jessica

    Make Affirmations your Valentine, Between the Lines; February 5, 2009; Katz, Nancy

    Affirmations Changes Name and Structure, Between the Lines; May 30, 2013; Proxmire, Crystal A.

    Affirmations Silver Jubilee Coming Up, Between the Lines; March 20, 2014; Proxmire, Crystal A.

    Affirmations: ‘We need to explore new options’, Between the Lines; March 12, 2009; Carreras, Jessica

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