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lawful orders

A plea or legal defense strategy in which the defendant claims that their actions were solely the result of carrying out the orders of superiors and that, as such, they should not be found guilty of such actions. Often known as the "Nuremberg defense," which is a reference to the use of such a defense by political and military leaders of defeated Nazi Germany in the Nuremberg Trials of 1945–46. Against the charge of unlawful murder during wartime, the staff sergeant's defense attorney put forward a lawful orders defense, claiming that the killings were carried out under direct orders by superior officers.
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(PDF) This grant opportunity will fund up to 36 organizations that offer both citizenship instruction and naturalization application services to lawful permanent residents.
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Officers should utilize allocated budget before it lapses without any fear if it is lawful and make due payments because if making any wrong payments are considered corruption then depriving and stopping someone's due and lawful payments are also corruption.
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Lawful basis for processing data - a lawful, fair and transparent process of the personal data is required.
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