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You cannot deny the possibility of a genuinely authoritative secular law-system by simply claiming that any secular law-system would be unauthoritative.
87) Moreover, it should not be objected that when a smrti text is contradicted by a sruti text that has a general sphere of applicability, it becomes unauthoritative, because there is really no contradiction between them, as these texts have different spheres of applicability: one is general and one is specific.
The act of writing is henceforth dispossessed, powerless, and unauthoritative.
14) Justice Kennedy similarly has criticized Holy Trinity as a case that empowers courts "to rummage through unauthoritative materials to consult the spirit of the legislation in order to discover an alternative interpretation of the statute with which the Court is more comfortable.
it will consequently follow that if the clauses themselves, so far as they set up an assumed, usurped authority over posterity forever, are unauthoritative, and in their nature null and void, that all [Burke's] voluminous inferences and declamation drawn therefrom .
7) As the Kentucky resolution of December 10, 1798, affirms, the United States is a compact in which certain precise powers are delegated but with each state reserving "the residuary mass of right to their own self-government; and that whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force.
The Kentucky Resolutions, written in protest of the Alien and Sedition Acts, insisted, "whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force.
Now, here's what can happen when you use unauthoritative answers.
The power of voice in narrative typically comes from its being personal; it may or may not be authoritative, but if it is not, it is all the more interesting for that lack (dollars to doughnuts Ernest Hemingway was thinking about a personal unauthoritative voice when he claimed "all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn").
Looking unauthoritative in a way that suggests why his colleagues would distrust him as their new editor, Sarsgaard eventually make Lane into a principled and admirable figure in a judiciously measured perf.
If a right arises at common law, the authority for it will be a judicial decision in typically narrow terms, obiter and unauthoritative in so far as it goes beyond the facts under review; English statutes also make every effort to avoid appearing to grant a broadly stated right, and even when a right is indubitably conferred, the judges are there to state that the legislature has at the same time impliedly restricted it.
With the advent of the Internet, it has become very easy to find unauthoritative sources, but finding an answer that is believable can be quite difficult.