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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.

ripe

adjective adult, advanced, brought to perfection, complete, consummate, filled out, finished, fit, full, full-blown, full-grown, fully developed, fully grown, grown, ideal, mellow, perfect, prepared, prime, primed, ready, seasoned, usable, well-developed
Associated concepts: ripe for adjudication
See also: ready
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I am distressed by reports of punitive demolitions carried out by Israeli security forces of five homes in the Jerusalem, Nablus, and Ramallah governorates in the last few days, said UN Riper.
Ned Van Riper brings to IFP the countless relationships he has forged during his years as an external recruiting consultant in the broker-dealer space.
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Although it's a little riper and fatter, it's almost like a northern Spanish version of Chablis.
Written by James Elroy (LA Confidential), the dialogue is frequently riper than a squashed melon, viz: "I am not a racist.
The wines I made in the past were picked riper, but they didn't evolve well over time.
He finished last season at full wallop, scoring in 18 of his final 25 games for club and country, and while the Gunners' miserable start to this campaign has seen Van Persie (left) notch a more modest four in 10 for them, opportunities don't come much riper than against Sunderland.
The video, which would have been screened on prime time TV, was not aired by station NBC in 2009, but now the charity has released another 30-second video, which is even riper than the rejected advert.
It proved a week of cross dressing, belching and trumping at the dinner table with the atmosphere riper than Tupele's curves.
there has been no data breach," said Citibank spokeswoman Natalie Riper.
Long, warm sunny days and the fashion for a riper, juicier style of grape has led to wines of 14% volume becoming the norm.
Her current attempts to gain personal publicity are as transparent as her legal claims," Citibank spokeswoman Natalie Riper said.