overruling

  • 1Overruling — O ver*rul ing, a. Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence. {O ver*rul ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2overruling — index cancellation, cardinal (basic), compelling, considerable, critical (crucial), predominant …

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  • 3Overruling — Overrule O ver*rule , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overruled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overruling}.] 1. To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority. [1913 Webster] 2. To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or… …

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  • 4overruling — noun The situation where something is overruled …

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  • 5overruling — Synonyms and related words: absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, all absorbing, arbitrary, arch, aristocratic, arrogant, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, banner, bossy, capital, cardinal, central, champion, chief, controlling, crowning,… …

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  • 6overruling — v. reject an opposition in a court hearing; decide against; void, annul …

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  • 7overruling — a. Controlling, governing, directing, prevailing, predominant …

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  • 9overruling precedent — The nullification of a prior decision as a precedent by a constitutionally valid statute or the rendition of a decision by the same court or by a higher ranking court which establishes a different rule on the point of law involved. 20 Am J2d Cts… …

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  • 10Overrulingly — Overruling O ver*rul ing, a. Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence. {O ver*rul ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11Antonin Scalia — Infobox Judge name = Antonin Gregory Scalia imagesize = caption = office = Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court termstart = September 26 1986 termend = nominator = Ronald Reagan appointer = predecessor = William H. Rehnquist… …

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  • 12Stare decisis — (Anglo Latin pronunciation: /ˈstɛəri dɨˈsaɪsɨs]) is a legal principle by which judges are obliged to respect the precedents established by prior decisions. The words originate from the phrasing of the principle in the Latin maxim Stare decisis et …

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  • 13African-American Civil Rights Movement (1896–1954) — The Civil Rights Movement in the United States has been a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all Americans. The movement has had a lasting impact on United States society, in its tactics,… …

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  • 14Fatalism — • The view which holds that all events in the history of the world, and, in particular, the actions and incidents which make up the story of each individual life, are determined by fate Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fatalism      …

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  • 15Corporate personhood — refers to the question about which subset of rights that are afforded under the law to natural persons should also be afforded to corporations as legal persons. In Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819), corporations were recognized as having the… …

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  • 16Re Spectrum Plus Ltd — Court House of Lords Full case name National Westminster Bank plc v Spectrum Plus Limited and others Citation(s) …

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  • 17Common law — For other uses, see Common law (disambiguation). Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals rather than through legislative statutes or executive branch action. A… …

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  • 18Clarence Thomas — Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United …

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  • 19West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette — SCOTUSCase Litigants=West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette ArgueDate=March 11 ArgueYear=1943 DecideDate=June 14 DecideYear=1943 FullName=West Virginia State Board of Education, et al. v. Walter Barnette, et al. USVol=319 USPage=624… …

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  • 20Engineering ethics — is the field of applied ethics which examines and sets standards for engineers obligations to the public, their clients, employers and the profession. This article addresses the subject for both professional engineers and other… …

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