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The public has an expectation that officers are true to their oath, that they’re upholding the law, not breaking the law.
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When Marshall began challenging segregation in the 1930s, the Supreme Court had rejected some forms of racial discrimination even though it had upheld segregation.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG HELPED SHAPE THE MODERN ERA OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS – EVEN BEFORE SHE WENT ON THE SUPREME COURTLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
This illiberal assault is putting inordinate pressure on the liberal international order and the institutions that uphold it, including the UN, NATO, the World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization, and others.
COVID-19 AND THE GEOPOLITICS OF AMERICAN DECLINEKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It also said that survey measures might underestimate the American public’s commitment to upholding democratic norms, when in fact, they might overestimate them.
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Similar procedural failures have plagued other administration efforts to abruptly and unilaterally change longstanding immigration controls anchored in existing law and upheld by the courts.
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The very act of producing is sufficient to uphold the equilibrium of the mental frame.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
The object of the one party was to support Don Carlos and despotism; the other to uphold Isabella and the constitution.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
That we are here proves that we do not uphold the people, and we need not too closely inquire who our neighbor may be.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
Note the tiny quivering gold wires that uphold each emerald scale.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
The wealth acquired through her naval supremacy enabled her to uphold the cause of her allies on the continent.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 3, 2021
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implore

WORDS RELATED TO UPHOLD

  • back up
  • beef up
  • brace
  • build up
  • bulwark
  • carry
  • jack up
  • jazz up
  • prop
  • reinforce
  • shore
  • step up
  • strengthen
  • sustain
  • uphold
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