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You're thinking of legalism. It can have different meanings -- especially in Chinese legal/philosophical history -- but is the best match to the concept you're describing.


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Here is the full sentence: "Prima facie case is not to be confused with prima facie title which has to be established, on evidence at the trial." As you probably know, prima facie means "on its face." A prima facie case is a case in which one party has presented enough evidence to support a verdict in its favor. A title is a document that ...


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The question is not firmly settled under Florida law. Wheeler v. State, 203 So. 3d 1007 addresses the issue w.r.t. Fla. Stat. §827.01(2), now §827.03(1)(a)3 and the crime of aggravated child abuse, which depends on causing "great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement". The court notes that the chapter does not define "...


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Usually, a clause like this is used in contracts of full time managerial or professional employees of a business who are employed on a salaried or commissioned, as opposed to an hourly basis, in positions that are exempt from overtime requirements. It basically prohibits moonlighting with a second job while employed at your current job. A non-competition ...


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"Law" refers to rules; "jurisdiction" refers to the situations in which those laws apply. For example, the United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America. But for the most part, it only applies within the territorial jursidction of the government that enacted it, i.e., places inside the borders of the United ...


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Probably the term Legalism is the best short term, as mentioned by others, but to put it into a larger framework, it is part of the second stage of moral reasoning in Kohlberg's stages of moral development. Level 2 (conventional), Stage 4 (Authority and social-order maintaining orientation). This makes it a higher level of reasoning than avoiding punishment ...


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I think an appropriate term for what you might be asking is "virtue jurisprudence," which overlaps with philosophical questions of ethics and morals. Aristotle popularized this concept to some extent. Ancient Greeks used the word "Arete" to refer to good morals and ethics, although it more generally can be used to refer to anything that ...


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It basically means you're going to be expected to focus on your work while you're at work / on the clock and doing your work to the best of your ability. An occasional check of the phone might be ok once you've sussed out the culture but bringing in a personal laptop rings all sort of alarm bells (distraction, taking company information, misuse of company ...


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If you pay rent per calendar month, you pay the same amount each month on the same date. In your case, the 30th. The rent is calculated by dividing the total for the year by 12, or by multiplying the weekly rent by 52/12 (4.3 recurring). You don't pay for 31 days in January, 28/29 in February, 31 in March, 30 in April etc.


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