repose on

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Verb1.repose on - be based on; of theories and claims, for example; "What's this new evidence based on?"
depend on, depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, turn on, ride - be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"
owe - be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense; "This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory"
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Several state courts have flatly rejected the harsh and arbitrary bar of statutes of repose on state constitutional grounds.
(68) This interpretation has changed the application of the American Pipe tolling rule from a balanced, fact-specific determination to a purely categorical, legal-equitable distinction--that is, after Lampf, several courts have based their determinations of whether to toll a statute of repose on whether the tolling would be legal or equitable rather than on the considerations identified by the Supreme Court in American Pipe: the policies behind Rule 23 and the general context of the tolling.
The effect of statutes of repose on asbestos plaintiffs somewhat parallels the problems faced by product liability plaintiffs generally, although perhaps less severe, as a number of states carve out exceptions for asbestos specifically.