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noun as in establishment

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You know, they’re going to have to write a new constitution, probably.

Roe rested on a 1965 ruling, Griswold v Connecticut, which established a “right to privacy” in the constitution, an area of personal decision-making into which the state could not intrude except without very good reason.

Xi has hardwired his personal “Xi Jinping Thought” ideology into his constitution and the nation’s cybersecurity rules.

The constitution does quite clearly bar him from serving a third term, but, hey, it’s worth a shot with a friendly Supreme Court.

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Without its special status, Jammu & Kashmir no longer had its own constitution and ceased to have autonomy over its own affairs.

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Judge Hinkle said “the Constitution requires the Clerk to issue such licenses.”

Can they determine that individual citizens should not have access to rights provided by the Constitution?

When our elected representatives assume their respective offices, they take an oath to “protect and defend the Constitution.”

He refused to sign the Constitution, for good reasons and bad.

One African American woman brandished a pocket-sized copy of the Constitution while marching.

Election of representatives from New York to consider the federal constitution held.

“Lecompton” constitution of Kansas was a pro-slavery document which Buchanan favoured.

In fact it was a battle between the dire disease and that powerful constitution for which the Brown family is celebrated.

He assisted in framing the federal constitution, and made himself useful to his country in various ways.

South Carolina adopted the federal constitution, recommending amendments, being the 8th state in succession; votes 149 to 73.


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