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dissent

1. Christianity separation from an established church; Nonconformism
2. the voicing of a minority opinion in announcing the decision on a case at law; dissenting judgment
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Official records of FOMC policy decisions identify all members' votes, including those who voted with the majority and those, if any, who dissented.
Lamer CJ dissented, in part, on the basis that the new provisions were unconstitutional since they infringed the rights of the accused by their application to records in the possession or under the control of the Crown, as opposed to the records in the possession of third parties.
For purposes of this Note, analysis is not confined only to those cases where a Justice participated and dissented in the precedential case.
9) That same Term, he dissented from a decision that would ultimately become not only a pillar of the Court's death-penalty jurisprudence but also, two decades later, an important part of his own analysis in Callins: Woodson v.
The study does, however, present an overview of how Second Circuit judges have dissented in the time period examined in the hopes that the findings are representative of a trend.
agree with his conclusions about how the cases in which he dissented should have been decided.
23) Judge Pleus then dissented, complaining that panels should not flip on the merits on rehearing when nothing new had been added.
Ramirez was absent for that vote and Commissioner Jordan Torgerson dissented.
INR dissented when the CIA concluded that Pakistan was selling M-11 missiles to China in the 1990s, though it turned out that the sales actually were taking place.
In following the majority decision from which they had earlier dissented, Gibbs and Stephens JJ made it very clear that--although they were still of the view that the majority approach was incorrect--they saw more value in avoiding an overruling within such a short space of time that was made possible only through a change in the composition of the Court.
Supreme Court justices recently dissented from an order declining to stay an execution of a man who was 17 when he killed a cousin in 1995.