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Origin of oversight
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They have argued in court that they are not public and therefore they are not subject to the oversight that public entities are.
Third, the destruction: These hedge-fund managers want to eliminate all limits and oversight of charter schools.
The omission of contributor information on future reports should not be assumed to be an oversight.
The lack of oversight is perhaps the worst aspect of this type of work.
Roark was a staffer on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and focused on NSA oversight.Speed Read: James Risen Indicts The War On Terror’s Costly Follies|William O’Connor|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An oversight likewise made the passage appear much more tedious, nay, almost insupportable.Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark|Mary Wollstonecraft
Hortense felt rather ashamed when she confessed this; she also inwardly regretted such an oversight.A Virgin Heart|Remy de Gourmont
As this might have been due to an oversight on the part of his valet it was not included in the charge.
Frowenfeld replied that it had been left by the oversight of a customer, and expressed a liking for its odor.The Grandissimes|George Washington Cable
In a town in that State one paper, through an oversight, had been skipped altogether in the distribution of the advertising.Sawdust & Spangles|W. C. Coup