Definition of unconstitutional in English:
Not in accordance with the political constitution or with procedural rules: they do not countenance unconstitutional action by the police the Act would be declared unconstitutional in the courts
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- The law was later ruled unconstitutional by the Florida state Supreme Court.
- It led to the US supreme court ruling that the segregation of buses was unconstitutional.
- First of all, the first declaration that you claim is that a certain High Court Rule is unconstitutional.
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- Watkins is wrong about the unconstitutionality of the Federalists' sedition act because he uncritically adopts Madison and Jefferson's 1798 reading of the First Amendment.
- Although five justices made up the majority that declared the death penalty to be ‘cruel and unusual’ punishment, they did not agree on the basis of their holding of unconstitutionality.
- For example, one might provide for group action, whereby associations of, say, homeless people, would be able to challenge government housing policies on grounds of unconstitutionality.
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- In yet another egregious political machination, however, Fujimori supporters in congress unconstitutionally thwarted this popular initiative on a dubious technicality.
- The White House claims the Congressional agency is overstepping its bounds and unconstitutionally interfering with the functioning of the executive branch.
- The second defect was that the language of the act was unconstitutionally vague, and could make illegal much more commonly employed types of second trimester abortions.
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