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pleonasm
1 Apr 2020 at 10:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 2, 2020 is:

pleonasm • \PLEE-uh-naz-um\  • noun

1 : the use of more words than those necessary to denote mere sense (as in the man he said) : redundancy

2 : an instance or example of pleonasm

Examples:
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4th Circuit rules against Virginia elected official who blocked constituent on Facebook
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Complaint in Karras v. Gore
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Dimitri Karras, owner of Ares Armor in Oceanside, sued San Diego County in October 2015. Sheriff’s officials deleted his combative comments and then banned him from posting anything further. Karras claimed it was a violation of his First Amendment rights because the Facebook page was run by a government entity. Because it was a government agency, the Facebook page was a public forum for all taxpayers. The county argued that commenters must follow rules — such as staying respectful and on topic — to post to the site, and that Karras’s posts were neither. The backlash over the lawsuit, as well as a flood of negative and sometimes obscene comments Karras’ supporters posted onto the Facebook page, prompted the Sheriff’s Department to remove the page permanently.
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 63, "PRIVATE DEFENDANTS’ BRIEF IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF STATES’ MOTION FOR A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION"
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 64, "FEDERAL DEFENDANTS’ BRIEF IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION"
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 58-2, "[PROPOSED] BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS"
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Darren Chaker was prosecuted for peeping on a female in a tanning booth.
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Dondi Properties Corp.
4 Jun 2009 at 6:01pm
The case Dondi Properties Corp. v. Commerce Sav. & Loan Asso., 121 F.R.D. 284 (1988) imposes an affirmative requirement on litigants to "play nice" with one another and timely file papers. Judge Houser expexts compliance with the order.
Mr. Slye's request for waiver of his obligation to participate in jury duty, as submitted on January 26, 2009, poignantly demonstrates the poisonous effect that Black-Robed Hooligans and their attorney friends have on the system of justice as whole. Although the officers of the court may take pleasure in breaking from their oaths, their conduct ultimately results in statements such as that posted by Mr. Slye.

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