Some articles on degree, status, degrees, degree status:
... In some instances petitioners sought an academic degree because without one they could not hold a particular office ... In these cases, conferring the status of a graduate is the granting of a privilege, in that the recipient has received a positive favour not generally ... however they were justified, in canon law, the conferral of degrees or degree status gave substantial and substantive rights and privileges, and were not merely empty honours ...
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“His Majestys Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.”
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