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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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Dissenting by deciding may thus help redefine what is
On the question of causes, Achinstein eschews the search for causes in favour of an analysis of how dissenting writing makes use of both the story of Samson and, somewhat improbably, the Song of Songs.
2036(a)(1) to the transfers to BFLP "factually, logically, and legally flawed." The major weaknesses were well exposed in her dissenting opinion, which cited extensively from Byrum, (11) a Supreme Court case that shed light on Sec.
The sarcasm implicit in the added text of Justice Rivera-Soto's dissenting opinion is unmistakable.
In the March 8 issue of the Prairie Messenger, for example, columnist Maureen Weber exalts the 19 dissenting Quebec Catholic priests, referring to homosexual activity as an authentic expression of "love." She ostracizes Catholic "theology of the body" for its procreative stance, claiming quite amazingly that the life-giving forces involved in the "sexual expression of love ...
Still, a lot of these people are very smart and do have dissenting opinions that they now share sotto voce only among friends.
Posner's first decade of dissenting opinions, 1981-1991--Toward an aesthetics of judicial dissenting style.
Meanwhile, conservative Canadian Anglicans said the recommendations made recently by the Archbishop of Canterbury's Panel of Reference "fall short" of providing "adequate protection" to dissenting parishes.
Despite the rich tradition of the American common school and its value to our country (remember Commager's "our schools have kept us free"), the reader of the The Dissenting Tradition would do well to pay attention to the lessons from dissenters Carper and Hunt believe we should observe.
2000) (Casanueva, J., concurring in part, dissenting in part) adopted by Sarkis v.
I wonder, however, if making the case for political persecution's fracturing of this moment does not lead White to downplay the lasting influence of a Dissenting presence in British culture that his research does so much to restore.