constitutionality

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  • Info Constitutionality is the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or guidelines set forth in the applicable constitution. more...
  • But its general constitutionality has never before been understood to turn on such points. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • The establishment of the bank also raised early questions of constitutionality in the new government.
  • The constitutionality question has been examined in a number of court cases.
  • The constitutionality of the Act has been called into question.
  • In the second case, the constitutionality of the estate tax was in question.
  • The court however did not rule on all aspects of constitutionality.
  • He did, though, present his views on the arguments that had been raised as to constitutionality.
  • In the United States, federal courts often hear cases involving the constitutionality of state laws.
  • This means that any attempt to establish the constitutionality of any law is rested with the government.
  • The constitutionality of these laws is by no means admitted. Cited from Messages and Papers of Grover Cleveland, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • In no reported case has their constitutionality been called in question by any judge of the courts of the United States. Cited from Messages and Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • The constitutional court passes on the constitutionality of laws with no right of appeal.
  • So, states could decide the constitutionality of laws passed by Congress.
  • The court will further determine the constitutionality of the law.
  • The constitutionality of many of these new laws is mostly untested at this point.
  • In each case the captain of a British ship challenged the constitutionality of the State law.
  • I say, then, the Democratic party has such a character of constitutionality and of nationality. Cited from The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, by Jefferson Davis
  • The Court then turned to the constitutionality of compulsory service as required by the law.
  • Their lawyer announced plans to challenge the constitutionality of the law.
  • The Supreme Court may review the constitutionality of a law only at the president's request.
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