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What of the mode of service in which etiquette was replaced by order; stiff formality by personal, unrestrained comfort; the happiness and contentment of the guest became the supreme law of all who obeyed the host?
If the judges were not embarked in a conspiracy with the legislature, they would pronounce the resolutions of such a majority to be contrary to the supreme law of the land, unconstitutional, and void.
This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.
The existing Congress, without any such control, can make treaties which they themselves have declared, and most of the States have recognized, to be the supreme law of the land.
Talking to reporters here after the oath-taking ceremony of Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Khosa said that if a resolution for conducting the trial of Musharraf was moved in Parliament, the federal government would be bound to act as Parliament was the country's supreme law making body.
Cleland held that Congressional spending-power programs -- such as Medicaid -- are simply contracts between the states and the federal government and are not the supreme law of the land.
In fact, I find it totally incredible that any jurist in this country could be so ignorant of the supreme law of this land, the U.
The ruling by five judges, published on the Suva-based Fijilive Web site, found the 1997 Constitution, which enshrines multiracial power-sharing, remained the supreme law of Fiji.
The [South Sudanese Students'] union is a student's institution governed by the constitution being the supreme law and which plays a central role in uniting all South Sudanese," the letter, signed by SSESUU leader Santo Denis Silla, reads in part.
The Chief Justice said that no single person or institution can solely lead the nation to a right direction but only the collective effort by all the institutions and the nation can lead the country to a destination of hope and prosperity He said that the constitution has been the supreme law of the land and the state institutions are its organs.
The constitution clearly spelt out the Quran and the Sunnah as the supreme law of the land under which blasphemy of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was punishable by death.

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