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Supreme Court has gradually incorporated other elements of the Bill of Rights into the 14th Amendment, using this legal fiction to "justify" overturning state laws concerning abortion, school prayer, capital punishment, etc.
Overturning its own Aguilar and Grand Rapids decisions, the high court upheld a federal program that allows publicly funded remedial teachers to offer instruction at religious schools.
In a New York Times op-ed published on the heels of Alden, former Reagan administration Solicitor General Charles Fried suggested that the public should be grateful to the Court for overturning Congressional legislation in areas like rape protection and gun control because federal laws in this area are redundant with existing state laws and therefore "heedless" and "self-promoting.
Indeed, the provisions are seemingly directed at overturning two recent court decisions that the government litigated -- and lost.
There is much warning against "homophobia" but we need to heed Sobran's warning that propaganda in favour of same-sex marriages means overturning not merely tradition but common sense
Central to the book is a drive to challenge "idealist" literary criticism by attending to the "implication of literary texts in history" (viii), thus overturning the notion that literature can transcend its historical circumstances to voice universal human truths.
find it significant that both the Lake Nyos and Lake Monoun events, as well as the regular overturning of Lake Bosumtwi in Ghana, occurred in August, when the increased cloud cover from the monsoons cools the surface waters of African lakes.
Also, a non-binding measure known merely as a "sense of the Congress" asked members to register opinions both in 1999 and 2003 on the advisability of overturning Roe v.
The standard for overturning an arbitration varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but it usually requires something akin to manifest disregard of the law and the facts.
Supreme Court has consistently recognized that the First Amendment protects the right to speak without revealing one's identity, most recently in a 1995 decision overturning an Ohio ban on anonymous campaign leaflets.