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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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The threshold radicalism of this continuity-tender suggestion resides in this simple problem: it is orthodox among constitutional lawyers that the scope of Congress's enumerated powers must in reality be less than a grant of general legislative jurisdiction.
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.
According to the report, Arulkumaran said Ireland's doctors and constitutional lawyers must draft regulations that specify when an abortion can be performed on a pregnant woman suffering sepsis.
It is for constitutional lawyers to argue whether "shall not be infringed" refs to assault rifles and high-capacity magazine clips.
The contributors include libertarian economics professors, constitutional lawyers, former soviet economists, philosophers and media-scholars.
Most of senior constitutional lawyers do not agree with the president's immunity under Article 248.
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.
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.
In an intense series of meetings, newspaper publishers and editors, TV station owners, constitutional lawyers, pollsters, human rights groups, and a pro-Chavez association of journalists, the delegation heard one message repeatedly: Venezuela is a polarized society now, and Chavez is the reason.
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.

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