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Calhoun supported state nullification of federal laws and gave a speech to Congress titled “Slavery as a Positive Good.”

This behavior is so unprecedented that neutral observers have likened it to nullification and other anti-majoritarian tactics.

His later acquittal was my reintroduction to jury nullification, which I will discuss further in a moment.

I oppose nullification by states of duly passed laws of Congress.

His point being I guess that nullification wasn't limited to the South.

We will not give up our forms of political speech to the grammarians of the school of nullification.

It threatens his whole doctrine of compact, and its darling derivatives, nullification and secession, with instant confutation.

Does he not see how cogently he might be asked, whether it be the character of nullification to practise what it preaches?

And so this doctrine, running but a short career, like other dogmas of the day, terminates in nullification.

Since the days of Andrew Jackson the word "nullification" has had an ugly and dangerous sound.

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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nullification, such as: abolishment, abrogation, annulment, revocation, annihilation, and cancellation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.