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this machine functions only defectively
- In the hands of a lesser romancer, the damaged elevator that dangled so defectively in Hotel might have fallen in the first chapter, or not at all.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg in International Herald Tribune
In dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that Congress never intended "a radical curtailment of state common-law lawsuits seeking compensation for injuries caused by defectively designed or labeled medical devices."
- Henry Waxman in AFP
We have learned from Cameron, the manufacturer of the blowout preventer, that the device had a leak in a crucial hydraulic system and a defectively configured ram,designed to seal off an oil well's pipes, Waxman said.