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Rod Rosenstein Tells Law Graduates to Fall Back on ‘Your Own Moral Principles’ During Ethical Dilemmas
In 1535, Sir Thomas More was executed because he refused to swear a false oath. In Robert Bolt’s play based on More’s life, “A Man for All Seasons,” More tells his daughter that when someone “takes an oath … he’s holding his own self in his hands. Like water. And if he opens his fingers then – he needn’t hope to find himself again.”In those days, an oath was serious business. I encourage you to take your oath seriously, as well.
Time  morals  speeches  oaths 
may 2018 by thomas.kochi
A distinctly Canadian oath – I’ll swear to that - The Globe and Mail
ow can swearing allegiance to a little old lady on another continent mean that? Because, through the Royal Proclamation of 1763, the Quebec Act of 1774, Confederation and the Constitution Act, 1982, we progressively transformed the monarchy into a secular symbol of our democracy and respect for the rule of law. One can swear allegiance to the Queen (as a symbol) and argue for the abolition of the monarchy.
Konrad_Yakabuski  oaths  Canada  Canadian  constitutions  constitutional_monarchies  Confederation 
august 2014 by jerryking
Various Physicians Oaths
Oaths possibly sworn by medical grads. The Lasagna Oath is the one I usually think of.
oaths  doctors 
june 2014 by nolanw
NSW Legislation
Oaths Regulation 2011
Current version for 13 April 2012 to date (accessed 16 April 2012 at 13:58)
oaths  legal 
april 2012 by micfrankel
The Courts Service of Ireland - Rules & Fees
1. Appendix W (as inserted by the Rules of the Superior Courts (No. 4), 1990 (S.I. No. 281 of 1990) and amended by the Rules of the Superior Courts (No. 4) (Euro Changeover) (S.I. No. 585 of 2001)) to the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No.15 of 1986) is hereby amended by the substitution of the following for Part VI thereof:

“PART VI

FEES PAYABLE TO COMMISSIONERS FOR OATHS.

1. On taking an affidavit, affirmation or declaration ... ... ... Euro 10

2. On marking exhibits therein referred to and required to be marked - for each exhibit … … … … Euro 2

but not exceeding for all exhibits … … … Euro 30

3. On attesting the execution of a bond … … … Euro 10 ”.

2. (1) These rules may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Fees Payable to Commissioners for Oaths), 2003.

(2) These rules shall come into effect on the 11th day of December, 2003.
oaths 
october 2011 by fallond
Minced oath - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minced oaths are corrupted forms of (usually religion-related) swear words that originally arose in English culture sometime before the Victorian Age, as part of the cultural impact of Puritanism after the Protestant Reformation. Some minced oaths became
wikipedia  slang  oaths  swearing 
december 2005 by ktrey

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