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This is the name of the weapon of a Megacity Judge such as Judge Dredd. They are palmprint activated and will explode if an unauthorised user attempts to shoot one.

They hold several different types of bullets which are selectable. The types include

  • Heat Seeker
  • Ricochet
  • Incendiary
  • High Explosive
  • Armour Piercing
Above the gallery doors in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol Building there are twenty-three marble relief portraits. These portraits honor the lawgivers: the people responsible for establishing the principles that are the foundation for American law.

The portraits were added to the House during renovations in 1950. The lawgivers were selected by scholars from the University of Pennsylvania, the Columbia Historical Society, and staff members of the Library of Congress. The lawgivers are:

Hammurabi circa 1792-1750 B.C.
Moses circa 1350-1250 B.C.
Lycurgus circa 900 B.C.
Solon circa 638-599 B.C.
Gaius circa 110-180
Papinian circa 146-212
Justinian I circa 483-565
Tribonian circa 500-547
Maimonides circa 1135-1204
Saint Louis 1214-1270
Gregory IX circa 1147-1241
Innocent III 1161-1216
Simon de Montfort 1200-1265
Alfonso X 1221-1284
Edward I 1239-1307
Suleiman 1494-1566
Hugo Grotius 1583-1645
Jean Baptiste Colbert 1619-1683
Robert Joseph Pothier 1699-1772
Sir William Blackstone 1723-1780
George Mason 1726-1792
Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826
Napoleon I 1769-1821

Law"giv`er (?), n.

One who makes or enacts a law or system of laws; a legislator.


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