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Override

An arrangement whereby commissions are made by sales managers based upon the sales made by their subordinate sales representatives. A term found in an agreement between a real estate agent and a property owner whereby the agent keeps the right to receive a commission for the sale of the property for a reasonable time after the agreement expires if the sale is made to a purchaser with whom the agent negotiated prior to the expiration of the agreement.

override

verb act despite, annul, cancel, counteract, countermand, crush, defeat, discard, dismiss, disregard, do away with, dominate, flout, fly in the face of, ignore, make ineffectual, make null and void, make void, neglect, nullify, outweigh, overcome, overpower, overrule, overturn, pass over, prevail over, quell, reverse, revoke, set aside, subdue, supersede, surpass, take no account of, take precedence, thwart, upset
Associated concepts: override a veto, overriding state in terest
See also: abolish, abrogate, beat, browbeat, cancel, command, defeat, foil, frustrate, insist, invalidate, negate, nullify, overlap, overrule, preclude, predominate, prevent, repeal, repudiate, rescind, revoke, supersede, thwart
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Making clear that interpretation of the statutes as expressed in overridden precedents are not binding authority (271) gives lower courts the freedom to do the analysis suggested in step one of this proposal.
An alternative proposal would simply counsel lower courts to "signal" their discomfort with application of an overridden precedent but nonetheless abide by it up to and until the time when the Supreme Court officially announces the extent to which the override should be interpreted as overruling the Court's prior interpretation.
As discussed more fully above, the rebuttable presumption I propose is not a hard rule that the interpretation in an overridden precedent is clearly rejected.
By contrast, a presumption against relying on an overridden precedent refocuses the analysis on the statutory language and congressional signals, rather than on judicial interpretations.
In cases, such as Patterson, where the overridden case departed from a preexisting, relatively uniform statutory interpretation, or where an alternative interpretation is clear, the new rule would increase predictability.
This would of course take time, but it would replace the complicated task of trying to reconcile competing signals offered by the override and the overridden precedent.
289) Moreover, the purposes clauses explicitly "reject" aspects of the Supreme Court's "reasoning" and "standards" announced in the overridden precedents.
Additionally, in the employment discrimination context, there are a handful of articles that explore the specific question of whether an interpretation that has been overridden with respect to one statute should be applied to other statutes that are generally interpreted in tandem.