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unconstitutional

at variance with or not permitted by a constitution
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'Is there anything wrong with lawyers - since members of the Bench are defamed and they cannot protest by themselves - (adopting) the kind of role we saw lawyers did on 9th of March 2007, when they went on the streets in Pakistan and shut down the entire country because President Pervez Musharaf removed unjustly and unconstitutionally Mohammed Musharaf, the late Chief Justice.
He made it clear that he would not administer oath to the 'unconstitutionally' appointed members.
"If the circuit court dismissed the case because the statute was unconstitutionally overbroad as applied to Ward, and the circuit court never weighed the evidence as to the factual elements of the offense to determine or resolve Ward's guilt or innocence, then the judgment is one of dismissal that may not be barred by double jeopardy," Judge W.
1111 (murder)." Accordingly, Larode has argued not only that the residual clause is unconstitutionally vague, but also that "federal murder categorically fails to qualify as a 'crime of violence' under the remaining force clause." The government has followed suit, arguing that "murder in the second degree .
Friedmanfound that the city's stated purpose of protectingand promoting the investment of permanent restaurants was a legitimate purpose for the law but held the law was unconstitutionally vague, citing testimony from city officials and plaintiffsJoey Vanoni of Pizza di Joey and Nikki McGowan of Mindgrub Cafe about differing interpretations of the law's language.
'We must destroy immediately those who attempt to seize power undemocratically and unconstitutionally, and without waiting for orders,' he said before senior officials, embassy representatives and thousands of soldiers.
According to him, when you do things that are wrong, there are other people who express their disagreement by fighting back on it 'unconstitutionally.'He says the action of his colleagues on Capitol Hill is not just wrong, but it also has the potential to throw Liberia into chaos and more confusion.
'If a Chief Justice could be ousted unconstitutionally, how much more the ordinary people,' she said.
Let anyone attempt to unconstitutionally throw me out of that office, there will be a showdown.
Shah, who also holds the portfolio of finance, said in 2012-13, Rs633.119 million was 'unconstitutionally' deducted by the FBR from the PCF in respect of withholding tax.
The chief minister who also holds the portfolio of finance department had worked out the figures said that in 2012-13 Rs633.119 million were unconstitutionally deducted by FBR from PCF in respect of withholding tax.
Taphia Williams sued the sheriff's office in federal court this week, saying Dart unconstitutionally kept her in jail for more than 60 hours even though a nonprofit group had posted bail so she could go free on electronic monitoring as her case was pending.