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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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His attention must be commanded by the signs that the Church, or religious party, is falling from the Church nominal, and is appearing in temperance and non-resistance societies; in movements of abolitionists and of socialists; and in very significant assemblies called Sabbath and Bible Conventions; composed of ultraists, of seekers, of all the soul of the soldiery of dissent, and meeting to call in question the authority of the Sabbath, of the priesthood, and of the Church.
In politics for example it is easy to see the progress of dissent. The country is full of rebellion; the country is full of kings.
The same disposition to scrutiny and dissent appeared in civil, festive, neighborly, and domestic society.
This time there was no dissent. They sat dumbly acquiescent, with the exception of Dr.
It, therefore, has no reason to shy away from encouraging more judges voicing their disagreement through dissent. Dissents, not only inform, but also help polish the views of the majority.
suppressing dissenting voices, the presence of dissents in the Russian
(15) Further, when a judge writes a dissenting opinion, they are doing so out of a need to share their personal conviction, so those dissents are the best reflection of the judge's "attitudes, views, and beliefs." (16) Thus, with dissents being "the strongest indication...
"A judiciary that publishes dissents and concurrences serves as the exemplar of justice." (1)
Dissenting votes are not unusual, but the frequency of dissents has varied considerably over the FOMC's history.
Others have emphasized the benefits of published dissents, including their being consistent with constitutional rights to free speech and their contribution to the evolution of law.
Scholarly research suggests that, not only were five-to-four decisions no more likely to garner sustained dissent, there are numerous examples of solo sustained dissents.
Jaitley's attack on Kharge came after the Congress leader, who is a part of three-member Selection Committee headed by the Prime Minister, conveyed his dissent to the appointment of R K Shukla as the CBI Director last week.