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ripe

adj. in Constitutional law, referring to a law case appealed from a state or federal court which is ready for consideration by the Supreme Court, meaning that all other avenues for determining the case have been exhausted, there is a real controversy, and the law needs to be settled on one or more issues raised by the case.

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Frangieh was the youngest MP elected at the ripe age of 26.
I didn't know what I was getting into when, at the ripe age of 11, I naively resolved to be the next Doris Humphrey.
It's an incredible achievement for a man who didn't start running until the relatively ripe age of 46.
At the end of his jail term, Wilkes returned to Darlaston and lived to the ripe age of 91.
Now, at the ripe age of 92, the grandfather-of-six is still living a colourful life, running free art classes from his studio in Prestatyn.
The reason Mr Rutter is automatically different is because he's the ripe age of 101, making him the oldest customer on our books.
Deepa, who started her career at the ripe age of 36 in 2007, is a paraplegic ( paralysed below chest).
Top tip for tall toms reaching a ripe age 6 Is it a good idea to nip out the growing tips of tomatoes?
AFTER almost 50 years in the music business, Richard Thompson OBE shows no sign of slowing down at the ripe age of 66.
Fairport Convention's Richard Thompson shows no sign of slowing down at the ripe age of 66.
But apparently now, at the ripe age of 7, she is on the mushroom bandwagon, and I am thrilled.
Ian began boxing at the ripe age of 10 and achieved an amateur record of 41-9.