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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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Van Riper began his career in 1999 as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley.
Van Riper brings to IFP relationships he has forged during his years as an external recruiting consultant in the broker-dealer space.
Van Riper, for example, provides an analysis of all three From Dusk Till Dawn films, arguing that while the films compartmentalize rather than synthesize the genres of Western and horror, they manage to emphasize the threat to the heroes' "moral order" in ways similar to classic Western narratives (99).
Riper also revealed that Citi is conducting an internal analysis to find out why they failed to detect the flaw during security tests before and after apps release or public use.
Unlike other flavoured vodkas, which add artificial flavourings, Infusions is manufactured using a fruit flavour extraction process to give a fuller and riper taste.
Frank Van Riper and his wife and professional partner, Judith Goodman, are "thrilled to report the publication of our latest book, 'Serenissima: Venice in Winter.
Documentarians Van Riper and Goodman portray the city of Venice at its most serene, during the winter months when Venetians have their city largely to themselves.
The first-ever brit mila [circumcision] in the 11,000-foot high Andes city of Cusco, Peru has been performed for the new son of the local Chabad Rabbi, Ofir Riper and his wife Yael.
There are many reasons to buy local food, including the taste of fresher, riper produce.
The stuff we have in storage is getting riper every minute and at some point it will have to be disposed of," Brown said.
Galloway recalled that Van Riper had told an interviewer in October 2004 that the military got the lessons all wrong after World War II and that mistake resulted in two disasters -- Korea and Vietnam.
As the division commander of 18,000 Marines, Van Riper issued the following memorandum: