beryl beryl  /ˈbɛ rəl/


  • (n) the chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems


  1. Judge invalidates protest ban on Supreme Court plaza

    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge has invalidated a federal law banning protests on the marble plaza in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. District Judge Beryl Howell said in a ruling issued on Tuesday that the law violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which guarantees freedom of speech. Harold Hodge, a student from Maryland, challenged the law after ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Judge sides with arrested Supreme Court protester

    WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ruled in favor of a protester arrested two years ago while demonstrating on the plaza of the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell's ruling on Tuesday also declared unconstitutional a statute banning the display of a flag or banner on the grounds of the court. Harold Hodge Jr., was arrested on the Supreme Court plaza in January 2011 while wearing a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Judge rejects Bloomberg challenge to swaps rules

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Bloomberg LP that challenged the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's new rules on derivatives trades. U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell in Washington ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "Beryl had an absolutely original voice: she was a serious comedian, all of whose novels ended tragically," said the biographer Michael Holroyd. "She presented herself sometimes as a clown, an entertainer, but behind that mask was a committed...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Michael Holroyd Source: The Guardian

  2. "Beryl is widely recognized throughout the retail industry as an outstanding merchant and strong multistore retail executive," Berkshire's Warren Buffett said in a statement. "She will bring a finely balanced blend of merchandising instinct...
    on Apr 6, 2009 By: Warren Buffett Source: Kansas City Star

  3. Author Margaret Atwood said through micro-blogging site Twitter "Oldpal Dame Beryl Bainbridge dies - very sad. Wondrous original, great sport, loved her books. Hope she has champagne in heaven & a smoke:"
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Margaret Atwood Source: FilmyFair

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