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BREAKING: @MarkHerringVA filed a response to the Richmond City injunction blocking @GovernorVA from removing the Lee Monument.

There's a 51 page, flowery response full of history

And there's a 6 page MoD which argues the merits

Here's a thread on the 6 pager
The 1889 JR which honors the statue as a gift to the gov has no "independent legal obligation."

The 1890 deed has no "legally enforceable interest in the land"

The deed also lacks "express terms and clear implications" and even if it did there's no remedy under that interest.
Also incredibly important: sovereign immunity!

The defendant is named as Gov, the 1890 deed names only the Gov as the agent for the commonwealth - and the complaint fails to name a statutory waiver that would overcome the state's right to... **SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY**
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La pérdida de apoyo que padeció Hugo Chávez de una parte de los sectores militares que le rodeaban, fue uno de los principales elementos en los meses previos al 11 de abril 2002. #Hilo #11A
Así como también descubrimos el lado oscuro de la política que hacían parte de los actores que se disputaban el poder en Venezuela, a la par de intereses económicos y hasta religiosos.
Intereses que estaban quedando fuera de las políticas hegemónicas que venía implementando el régimen de Chávez, el cual a su vez venía en esos días de abril 2002 perdiendo vertiginosamente popularidad y apoyo dentro de sus propias filas.
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1/ Thread: Here are my 12 thoughts on #Brexit. We are at half-time in Art50 process. Departure UK from EU now exactly 12m away. Right moment to take stock and list a few backward- and forward-looking thoughts. (You can also read the full blog-post here:…)
#1: When the UK voted leave, many said the EU would be weakened. Today it is clear that the contrary is true: it’s the UK not the EU that has been weakened by Brexit.
#2a Whatever people say, it would have been possible for Britain to change its mind about Brexit. Many political decisions, even after referenda, have been reversed in many countries.
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