Constitutional law


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law that relates to the constitution, as a permanent system of political and juridical government, as distinguished from statutory and common law, which relate to matters subordinate to such constitution.

See also: Constitutional

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To avoid misconstruction of what I have said, I depart from my purpose not to speak of particular amendments so far as to say that, holding such a provision to now be implied Constitutional law, I have no objection to its being made express and irrevocable.
In addition to these Miss Tuffin, who is daughter of the late Reverend Thomas Tuffin (Fellow of Corpus College, Cambridge), can instruct in the Syriac language, and the elements of Constitutional law.
The first semblance of constitutional law in New Zealand was between 1823 and 1828, says Angelo, when the British government extended the jurisdiction of New South Wales courts to British subjects in New Zealand.
First of all, Constitutional Law is a system of legal norms.
Treating constitutional law as "the genus" and the constitutional law of individual countries as "the various species," this comparative law handbook--edited by Tushnet (law, Harvard Law School, US), Fleiner (emeritus, U.
Cameron had been Crown counsel with the Constitutional Law Branch of Manitoba Justice since 2004 and senior Crown attorney, Criminal Prosecutions from 1989 to 2004.
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev signed the constitutional law containing amendments and additions to the law on status of judges of the Kyrgyz Republic passed by the Parliament on 28 June 2012, reported the president's press service.
And while state constitutional law today remains an underdeveloped field of study, Chief Justice Durham is an important part of the story of the gratifying increase in interest in state constitutions.
Muscat, Nov 23 (ONA)- The Sultanate, alongside with a number of Arab countries, participates in the Constitutional Law and Woman's Right Symposium which is due to be held in London on November 24th-27th 2011.
These issues are defining America, and ultimately all are decided under constitutional law.
Summary: Mexico - Prominent Moroccan jurist, Nadia Bernoussi, was elected vice--president of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), on Wednesday in Mexico, a delegation of Moroccan jurists said.
Summary: The 26th training session of the International Academy of Constitutional Law (AIDC) was launched on Friday in Tunis.

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