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Not in accordance with the political constitution or with procedural rules.‘they do not countenance unconstitutional action by the police’‘the Act would be declared unconstitutional in the courts’
autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, authoritarian, absolute, absolutist, arbitrary, unconstitutional, undemocratic, anti-democratic, uncontrolled, unaccountable, summaryView synonyms
- ‘The first category is oppressive, arbitrary or unconstitutional action by the servants of the government.’
- ‘It was only thrown out after Italy's Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional.’
- ‘The Act was ruled unconstitutional by the Third US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia last year.’
- ‘It led to the US supreme court ruling that the segregation of buses was unconstitutional.’
- ‘Ours here ended when it was challenged in the Supreme Court of Canada and ruled unconstitutional.’
- ‘But on Friday of last week a judge found that the national executive meeting was unconstitutional and declared it void.’
- ‘You think the president has the power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional.’
- ‘She holds that the separation of church and state is also unconstitutional and has equated Social Security with cannibalism.’
- ‘I remember reading on the BBC news website last week that a Greek court has ruled this unconstitutional.’
- ‘First of all, the first declaration that you claim is that a certain High Court Rule is unconstitutional.’
- ‘There is, of course, nothing unconstitutional about filibustering a judicial nomination.’
- ‘This held that nineteenth-century state legislation on the issue was unconstitutional.’
- ‘In the US Supreme Court, this law would be struck down as being unconstitutional.’
- ‘That law has since been ruled unconstitutional and overturned, and the case will resume later this year.’
- ‘First, it held unconstitutional the long-standing rule that injury was to be presumed from the mere fact of publication.’
- ‘Otherwise, the Supreme Court would probably have found the measures unconstitutional.’
- ‘The law was later ruled unconstitutional by the Florida state Supreme Court.’
- ‘It also said that the discrimination by some local authorities could be unconstitutional.’
- ‘The suit charges that the act is unconstitutional because it permits no exception to protect the health of the mother.’
- ‘Any potential law which they felt went against the Constitution was classed as unconstitutional and had to be re-drawn.’
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