constitutionalize

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  • Section 35 of the Constitution Act, which falls outside the Charter, does constitutionalize some aboriginal rights.
  • While section 25 is also the Charter section that deals most directly with Aboriginal peoples in Canada, it does not create or constitutionalize rights for them.
  • Trudeau spoke on television in October 1980, and announced his intention to constitutionalize a bill of rights that would include fundamental freedoms, democratic guarantees, freedom of movement, legal rights, equality and language rights.
  • He wrote that the "American constitutional tradition" has been a "chief casualty in the struggle over same-sex marriage" and that marriage should be regulated through ordinary legislative means and opposed "the rush to constitutionalize" the dispute.
  • Historian Samuel Walker writes that the ACLU's "greatest impact on American life" was its role in persuading the Supreme Court to "constitutionalize" so many public controversies.
  • Both measures are sometimes confused with the Corwin Amendment, a proposal to amend the U. S. Constitution adopted by the 36th Congress, which attempted to constitutionalize slavery.

Words starting with constitutionalize

Meaning of constitutionalize

  • verb Provide with a constitution, as of a country
    The United States were constitutionalized in the late 18th century
  • verb Take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal
    A good way of exercising is to constitutionalize
  • verb Incorporate into a constitution, make constitutional
    A woman's right to an abortion was constitutionalized in the 1970's