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Constitutional Law

 

a term used in legal and political writings to denote the branch of law that governs relations set down in the constitution or in legislative instruments promulgated for the observance of the constitution. In the USSR the term commonly used is state law.

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Professor Ergun Euzbudun, Turkey's most distinguished constitutional lawyer and a member of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe (CoE), summed up the situation Turkey finds itself in with the following statement: "Every day, incomprehensible things are taking place.
The sources told Daily Times that engaging Dr A Basit as the federation's counsel was more a compulsion than a choice, since many senior constitutional lawyers refused to take up the case either under pressure from the judiciary or fearing reactions from their own fraternity since their representative body, the Supreme Court Bar Association, is one of the 15 petitioners and has challenged the constitution of a Judicial Commission for the appointment of judges.
But sinceWest Germany was founded in the aftermath of World War II - on principles ironically devised by British constitutional lawyers - there has been an equalisation formula in existence that ensures tax revenue is distributed fairly across the nation.
The chairman of the Independent Election Commission, Azizullah Lodin, said that he would have to meet constitutional lawyers before deciding how to proceed.
Constitutional lawyers will brief the senior gardai about how the ECHR grants new rights to suspects and crime victims.
It's our view, and the opinion of Canada's leading constitutional lawyers, that the decision applies in every province.
IT'S hardly within the expertise of a collection of constitutional lawyers to decide when life begins.
The Administration cannot argue on the one hand that Congress authorized the NSA program in the AUMF, and at the same time that it did not ask Congress for such authorization because it feared Congress would say no," fourteen distinguished constitutional lawyers wrote in a letter to Congress published in The New York Review of Books.
The act, which amended the original Parliament Act of 1911, was never approved by the Lords and is therefore, according to some constitutional lawyers, invalid.
A group of six of the country's leading constitutional lawyers were asked to write an opinion on the issue.
As many constitutional lawyers read the Maastricht Treaty, neither the ECB vice president nor any other member of the Executive Board can move up to the presidency.
The impeachment process gave armies of constitutional lawyers a chance to argue about legal points, but the essential truth is that the process is a political one from its beginning to its end.

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