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Dabney L. Friedrich

Dabney Langhorne Friedrich is a United States District Court Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. She served as a Member of the United States Sentencing Commission. Patricia Dabney Langhorne was born on June 1967 in Pensacola, Florida, she received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Trinity University, her diploma in legal studies from University College and her Juris Doctor from Yale Law School, where she served as a senior editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation. Langhorne started her legal career as a law clerk for Judge Thomas F. Hogan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, she served as an Associate Counsel to the President during the George W. Bush Administration, as Chief Crime Counsel to Senator Orrin Hatch, as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, as a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice, as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of California.

In 2006, Friedrich was appointed as a member of the United States Sentencing Commission, a position she held until 2016. In that capacity, she helped establish sentencing policies and practices for the federal criminal justice system by promulgating guidelines for congressional review and recommending changes in criminal statutes. On May 8, 2017, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Friedrich to serve as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, to a seat vacated by Reggie Walton who assumed senior status on December 31, 2015, she was formally nominated on June 7, 2017. On July 25, 2017, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on her nomination, her nomination was reported out of committee by voice vote on September 14, 2017. On November 16, 2017, the U. S. Senate voted 93 -- 4. On November 27, the Senate voted 97 -- 3, she received her judicial commission on December 1, 2017. In June 2018, Friedrich rejected Russian-owned Concord Management and Consulting's request that she examine the instructions provided to the grand jury before the jury indicted the company.

Concord accused Special Counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors of giving faulty instructions, tainting the grand jury's decision to approve charges. On August 13, 2018, in the case of United States v. Concord Management and Consulting LCC, she ruled against the defendant, one of 16 Russian entities charged by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, when it sought to void its indictment on the ground that Mueller's appointment to his position violated constitutional separation of powers. In a 41-page opinion, she held that although "no statute explicitly authorizes the Acting Attorney General to make the appointment, Supreme Court and D. C. Circuit precedent make clear that the Acting Attorney General has the necessary statutory authority," "the appointment does not violate core separation-of-powers principles. Nor has the Special Counsel exceeded his authority under the appointment order by investigating and prosecuting Concord."In January 2019, Friedrich rebuked the attorneys for Concord Management and Consulting for making personal attacks on Mueller's team.

The rebuke was triggered by a January 4 filing that questioned the trustworthiness of Mueller's office. Friedrich called Concord's recent filings "unprofessional and ineffective," and said their "relentless personal attacks" would not affect her decision. Timeline of investigations into Trump and Russia Timeline of investigations into Trump and Russia Timeline of investigations into Trump and Russia Dabney L. Friedrich at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center. Biography at District Court for the District of Columbia Dabney Friedrich at Ballotpedia

Fender Jazz Bass V

The Jazz Bass V is the five string version of the Fender Jazz Bass. It comes with active or passive pickups; the Fender Standard Jazz Bass V has single coil pickups, passive electronics. The neck has a 4 +1 tuner configuration; the Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V is a member of the Deluxe series from Fender. The body is similar to the Standard Jazz Bass V. Despite the variety of colors to choose from, every model comes with a 3-ply black pickguard; the body is made of the neck of maple and the fingerboard rosewood or maple. Available colors are 3-Color Olympic White and Surf Pearl; the neck has 20 frets and a flat 12" radius as opposed to American Elite models which had 21 frets and a bound compound radius fingerboard with rectangular block inlays. Pickups are two ceramic Vintage Noiseless with nickel-plated pole pieces connected in an S/S configuration. Models produced before 2004 came with Suhr-designed "single pole" stacked humbuckers, it has four knobs. The American Deluxe Jazz Bass V, introduced in 1995, sported a downsized body shape and a 22-fret neck with the choice of rosewood, maple or pao ferro fretboard with abalone dot position markers, featuring the same specifications as the Deluxe Active Jazz Bass V.

It was updated in 2004 with 4 +1 tuners and an 18V preamp. Fender redesigned this model in 2010

Funil Hydropower Plant

The Engenheiro José Mendes Júnior Hydropower plant known as Funil Hydropower plant, is a conventional hydroelectric power station administered by Aliança Geração de Energia S. A. a partnership between Vale and Cemig. The Funil Plant has an installed capacity of 180MW with 89 MW of assured average energy in operation; the plant is located on the Rio Grande, which belongs to the Rio Paraná basin, in southern Minas Gerais, between the municipalities of Perdões and Lavras. The Funil Plant was built in 33 months and its first generating unit went into commercial operation within 27 months of implementation; the construction began in September, 2000, ended in July, 2003, with the delivery of the third generating unit. 1990: Formulation of Environmental impact Analysis and Report. Dec/1994: Preliminary License is granted. Sept/2000: Installation license is granted and start of construction. Nov/2002: Operation license is granted. Jan/2003: First generation unit goes operational Jun/2003: Second generation unit goes operational Jul/2003: Third generation unit goes operational Mar/2015: The power plant is integrated within the Aliança Geração de Energia S.

A. partnership At its full operational capacity, the dam floods an area of 40,49 km², covering borders of 5 municipalities: Lavras, Perdões, Bom Sucesso, Ijaci e Ibituruna. The installed generation capacity of the plant is 180 MW with a hydraulic design head of 39 meters, utilizing Kaplan turbines; this facility was the first in Brazil to implement a fishway in a structure of this kind to facilitate fish migration. It started operation in january 2004 Official Website

Five solae

The five solae of the Protestant Reformation are a foundational set of principles held by theologians and clergy to be central to the doctrine of salvation as taught by the Reformed branches of Protestantism. Each sola represents a key belief in the Lutheran and Reformed traditions in contradistinction to the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church; these Reformers claimed that the Catholic Church its head, the Pope, had usurped divine attributes or qualities for the Church and its hierarchy. The solae were not systematically articulated together until the 20th century. For example, in 1554 Melanchthon wrote, "sola gratia justificamus et sola fide justificamur". All of the solae show up in various writings by the Protestant Reformers, but they are not catalogued together by any. In 1916, Lutheran scholar Theodore Engelder published an article titled "The Three Principles of the Reformation: Sola Scriptura, Sola Gratia, Sola Fides". In 1934, theologian Emil Brunner substituted Soli Deo gloriam for Sola Scriptura.

In 1958, historian Geoffrey Elton, summarizing the work of John Calvin, wrote that Calvin had "joined together" the "great watchwords". Elton listed sola fide with sola gratia as one term, followed by sola scriptura and soli Deo gloria. In commenting on Karl Barth's theological system, Brunner added Christus solus to the litany of solas while leaving out sola scriptura; the first time the additional two solae are mentioned is in Johann Baptiste Metz's 1965, The Church and the World. In most of the earliest articulations of the solae, three were specified: scripture over tradition, faith over works, grace over merit; each was intended to represent an important distinction compared with teachings claimed in Catholic doctrine. Sola Scriptura, is upheld by Lutheran and Reformed theologies and asserts that scripture must govern over church traditions and interpretations which are themselves held to be subject to scripture. All church traditions and teachings must be in unity with the teachings of scripture as the divinely inspired Word of God.

Sola Scriptura asserts that the Bible can and is to be interpreted through itself, with one area of Scripture being useful for interpreting others. This principle is based on 2 Timothy 3:16, which says, "All scripture is given by inspiration of God, is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness." That scripture can interpret. As all doctrines are formed via scriptural understandings, all doctrines must be found to align with Scripture and as such are subject to scripture before the believer can begin to apply them; this particular sola is sometimes called the formal principle of the Reformation, since it is the source and norm of the material cause or principle, the gospel of Jesus Christ, received sola fide, sola gratia. The adjective and the noun are in the ablative case rather than in the nominative case to indicate that the Bible does not stand alone apart from God, but rather that it is the instrument of God by which he reveals himself for salvation through faith in Christ.

Methodist theology, on the other hand, enshrines prima scriptura in its theological concept of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral, which holds that Sacred Tradition and Experience are sources of Christian theology, but are subordinate to Sacred Scripture, the primary authority. Sola fide, or "by faith alone", asserts that good works are not a requisite for salvation. Sola fide is the teaching that justification is received by faith alone, without any need for good works on the part of the individual. In classical Lutheran and Reformed theologies, good works are seen to be evidence of saving faith, but the good works themselves do not determine salvation; some Protestants see this doctrine as being summarized with the formula "Faith yields justification and good works" and as contrasted with a putative Roman Catholic formula "Faith and good works yield justification." The Catholic side of the argument is based on James 2:14-17. "What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works?

Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, one of you says to them,'Depart in peace, be warmed and filled', but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? Thus faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead." The Methodist Churches emphasize that ordinarily, both faith and good works play a role in salvation. Bishop Scott J. Jones in United Methodist Doctrine writes that in Methodist theology: Faith is necessary to salvation unconditionally. Good works are necessary only conditionally, if there is time and opportunity; the thief on the cross in Luke 23:39-43 is Wesley's example of this. He believed in Christ and was told, "Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise." This would be impossible if the good works that are the fruit of genuine repentance and faith were unconditionally necessary for salvat

Augher (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Augher was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until the Acts of Union 1800 came into force on January 1, 1801. In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Augher was not represented. Parliamentary Memoirs of Fermanagh and Tyrone, from 1613 to 1885 O'Hart, John; the Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. Vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7. Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary; the History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800. Ulster Historical Foundation

I Thought I'd Seen Everything

"I Thought I'd Seen Everything" is a rock song written by Bryan Adams, Eliot Kennedy and Robert John "Mutt" Lange for Adams 10 solo album 11. The song's musical-style and production were inspired by rock and pop music from the 1980s, its lyrics chronicle a relationship; the song was released as a download only single in the UK on 17 March 2008. The song made its North American premiere in February 2008. In 1991 Robert Lange co-wrote a song with the same title for his ex-wife Stevie Vann. Adams did work with Stevie Vann in the past. Although "I Thought I'd Seen Everything" was released to US radio on March 1, 2008, it proved somewhat popular on Adult Contemporary radio where it peaked at the top thirty and peaked at 20. In Canada "I Thought I'd Seen Everything" was released to radio in March, 2008; the song reached the top fifty on the Canadian Hot 100 chart where it peaked at the top 50 on 47. The song was released in Australia and New Zealand on March 1, 2008. "I Thought I'd Seen Everything" peaked at the top 200 at 146.

"I Thought I'd Seen Everything" continued the trend of lower-charting singles, started by Adams Room Service single Flying. "I Thought I'd Seen Everything" peaked in the top 40 in Hungary and Austria, the top 50 in Switzerland and Germany. The music video for "I Thought I'd Seen Everything" was directed by Andrew MacNaughtan and Bryan Adams; the video features Adams and his band performing the song live in a studio, similar to the style of "Please Forgive Me", released in 1993. In an interview with Dominick A. Miserandino from The Celebrity Cafe Adams talked about how if felt to direct the music video: The two B-sides on the CD single are not available on all versions of the album, 11