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

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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. But as she is only eighteen years of age, and of exceedingly pleasing personal appearance, perhaps this young lady may be objectionable in Sir Huddleston Fuddleston's family.
American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes, 4th Edition
Such requirements are formalized in the constitutional law on the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, the Chamber stated.
Indeed, there were other judges of other state courts around the country who also were advocating prominently for state constitutional law. Whether that was Hans Linde in Oregon, Randall Shepard in Indiana, Stanley Mosk in California, Shirley Abrahamson in Wisconsin, Christine Durham in Utah, and I could go on and on.
Lim Wei Jiet, co-deputy chair of the Bar Council's Constitutional Law Committee, said the solicitor-general is vested with all powers of the AG - including drafting laws - when the latter is incapable of carrying out its functions or is on leave.
A constitutional law professor of all people should have been the first to defend, protect and uphold the Constitution and this needs no further explanation.
Two other books articulating a classical liberal approach to constitutional law preceded that of Epstein.
Chairman of the parliamentary committee on human rights, constitutional law and state structure Natalia Nikitenko promised no early voting will be held within parliamentary elections in line with the constitutional law.
The four-day event is attended by representatives of 14 Arab constitutional courts and councils and the Venice Commission which is an advisory body of the Council of Europe, composed of independent experts in the field of constitutional law. The Venice Commission representatives in the biennial meeting exchange their expertise with the conferees and update them with the latest in the constitutional law and practices, he said.
The two most important areas of law in terms of national social policy are undoubtedly constitutional law and antitrust, and Bork was in some ways the central figure in each.

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