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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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Van Riper tried the same line of attack but his forces were fended off.
The five essays of "Part III: There Goes the Neighborhood" abound with "incongruous juxtapositions," as Miller and Van Riper remark of them in their Introduction (xxii), and we see this with the numerous family-oriented (if not family-friendly) films up for analysis.
It is a bit warmer and the grapes are slightly riper. The end tastes like the brown bits on rice pudding your mum used to make." Taste: 9 Fizz Factor: 8.5 Value: 8 How it looks: 10 Total: 35.5
Independent Financial Partners has announced the addition of Ned Van Riper as recruiting director.
Van Riper's career began in 1999 as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley.
A recent meta-analysis comparing nine randomized controlled clinical trials of guided and unguided low-intensity Internet interventions for adults (the authors excluded studies of college students) found that Internet interventions had a small but significant effect on drinking behavior (Riper et al.
Although it's a little riper and fatter, it's almost like a northern Spanish version of Chablis.
The wines I made in the past were picked riper, but they didn't evolve well over time.
Data recovery technology is growing riper and riper as we are getting more and more familiar with the term AiAdata recoveryAiA.
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.
yarn, mindful that the riper colors are sometimes best; yet, with