- against dilatory
tactics, such as ruling dilatory motions
out of order, and was sustained
by the house. Some legislatures impose quotas
- systems, laches
(/ˈlætʃɪz/ "latches", /ˈleɪtʃɪz/}; Law French: remissness, dilatoriness
, from Old French
laschesse) is a lack of diligence
- prolonging debate
indefinitely. A filibuster
long speeches, dilatory
motions, and an extensive series
amendments. The Senate
at normal ambient
pressure. Three subtypes
have been described: Dilatory Eustachian
tube dysfunction: Functional, dynamic
(muscle failure), or anatomical...
party. "We know how to delay," remarked Minority Leader Gephardt Dilatory motions
to adjourn, appeals
of the presiding
officer's ruling, or numerous...
The Sign of the Four (1890) to Stoddart, but Wilde
was more dilatory
Doyle's second Sherlock Holmes novel
in the February...
that no dilatory motion
is in order under
cloture. While there
is no exact
list of what motions
, "Motions to adjourn...
on the extent
to which Macmillan
and his colleagues
had been dilatory
in not identifying
a clear security
from Profumo's ****ociation...
- entered American political slang
with the meaning
"to delay legislation
by dilatory motions
artifices". One of the first known practitioners
- when Russian troops supposedly shouted
"Bystro!" ("quickly!") at their dilatory
wine waiters, most French linguists dispute
this derivation. The Don Cossack...