Cohen


Cohen

Cohen may refer to:


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Media

  • Cohen the Barbarian, a character in Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels
  • Cha Cha Cohen, a band formed in 1994 including singer Jacqui Cohen
  • Matt Cohen Prize, an award given annually by the Writers' Trust of Canada to a Canadian writer
  • Shaughnessy Cohen Award, a Canadian literary award
  • Leonard Cohen, a folk singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist.
  • Roger Cohen, a British-born journalist and author. He is a columnist for The New York Times and International Herald Tribune.

Locations

  • The Cohen Building of The Judd School in Tonbridge, England
  • Cohen-kuhi Tau/4, a star 420 light-years away from Earth in the Taurus Constellation

Science

  • Saul B. Cohen, an American human geographer
  • Cohen–Macaulay ring, a particular type of commutative ring in mathematics
  • Cohen Modal Haplotype, a DNA signature identified with Biblical Aaron, brother of Moses
  • Cohen's kappa, a statistical measure of inter-rater reliability

Law

  • Clinger–Cohen Act, a United States federal law that is designed to improve the way the federal government acquires and manages information technology
  • Flast v. Cohen, a U.S. Supreme Court case holding that a taxpayer has standing to sue the government to prevent an unconstitutional use of taxpayer funds
  • Cohen v. California, a U.S. Supreme Court case dealing with freedom of speech
  • Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., a U.S. Supreme Court case establishing that freedom of the press does not exempt newspapers from generally applicable laws
  • Cohens v. Virginia, a U.S. Supreme Court decision most noted for the Marshall Court's assertion of its power to review state supreme court decisions in criminal law matters

See also

  • Coen (disambiguation)
  • Cohn
  • Kagan
  • Kahane
  • All pages beginning with "Cohen"
  • All pages with titles containing "Cohen"

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  • Cohen — ist ein jüdischer Familienname. Der Familienname hat die höchste Verbreitung vergleichbar mit Müller und Schmidt in der deutschsprachigen Welt oder mit Smith in der englischsprachigen Welt. Herkunft und Bedeutung Cohen ist der biblische Name von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • COHEN (A.) — Au début de l’année 1933, dans les semaines qui précèdent l’élection d’Adolf Hitler et la prise du pouvoir par les nationaux socialistes, les journaux allemands font de Solal , roman d’Albert Cohen, qui vient d’être traduit, un éloge démesuré: la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • COHEN — COHEN, family distinguished in Anglo Jewish life for almost two centuries. LEVI BARENT COHEN (1747–1808) went to England from Amersfoort (Holland) in the third quarter of the 18th century. He was presiding warden of the Great Synagogue, London,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • COHEN (L.) — COHEN LEONARD (1934 ) En 1968, la photo sépia d’un visage grave attire les clients dans les magasins de disques. Cette photo orne une pochette de disque d’un noir sévère où on lit tout simplement: Songs of Leonard Cohen . Ce disque, le premier… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • COHEN — COHEN, prominent U.S. family in the 18th–19th centuries, mostly in Baltimore. JACOB I. (1744–1823) was the first of the family to go from Oberdorf, Germany, to the U.S. (1773). He served in the Revolutionary Army, and in 1780 settled in Richmond …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Cohen — Cohen, Herman Cohen, Leonard Cohen, Marcel Cohen, Paul Joseph Cohen, Stanley * * * I (as used in expressions) Brandes, Georg (Morris Cohen) Samuel Cohen Judy Cohen Elizabeth Cohen II o kohen ( …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • COHEN (M.) — COHEN MARCEL (1884 1974) L’ampleur, la variété et l’intérêt de l’œuvre du grand linguiste que fut Marcel Cohen sont à la mesure d’une vie qui recouvre près d’un siècle. Né à Paris, il fit ses études au lycée Condorcet, où naquit l’inaltérable… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cohen — (Albert) (1895 1981) écrivain suisse d expression française. Haut fonctionnaire à la S.D.N. puis à l ONU, il vécut à Genève. Ses romans, en partie autobiographiques, mêlent l humour et la sensualité: Solal (1930), Mangeclous (1938), Belle du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • COHEN — COHEN, family of Liverpool (England) merchants and public servants. LOUIS SAMUEL COHEN (1846–1922) was born in Sydney (Australia), and went to England in 1859. In 1864 he joined a relative, David Lewis, who owned a clothing store, becoming head… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • COHEN (P. J.) — COHEN PAUL JOSEPH (1934 ) Mathématicien et logicien américain. En 1963, Cohen a découvert une nouvelle construction de modèles, appelée forcing, qui joue désormais un rôle fondamental dans la théorie des ensembles et dans la théorie des modèles;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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