Person

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In English law a 'person' has much the same sense that it does in normal speech, except that corporations (see: Corporation) are also persons, with an indentity distinct from their members. Specifically, all living human beings are persons, from the moment of birth (and not before, although unborn children do have some protection under law) until the moment of death. Persons -- human or otherwise -- have certain rights and responsibilities.

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