dissent


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Synonyms for dissent

disagree

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dissent from something

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Synonyms for dissent

(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority

a difference of opinion

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withhold assent

be of different opinions

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11) Judge Wilson of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has explained that "My personal practice is to write a dissent only when I feel strongly about the result reached in the majority opinion.
So, in a nutshell, this majority/minority divide is about judicial approaches, which Lord Atkin explained in his dissent when he held that 'I view with apprehension the attitude of judges who .
Why might it matter that each dissenter authored his own dissent in Obergefell?
It will touch upon Ginsburg's reading of the dissent from the bench, the effect that had on the public at large, and how the public and legal community alike responded to the oral dissent.
In the report on mines and minerals Bill, the dissent note given by CPI- M, Congress, JD- U and CPI wants the provision for enhancement of lease tenure from 30 years to 50 years and a mechanism to be set up to ensure intermittent assessment of the mine's performance.
A total of 218 directors received majority dissent, 50% or more, with 136 of these occurring in 2009 and 2010.
Of course, members who served fewer years would have had fewer opportunities to dissent.
The right to dissent has been rooted in two constitutional values: the protection of free speech and the concept of judicial independence.
When those in authority freely abuse power and want to protect themselves, dissent is not welcome.
That dissent is alive and well in North American Catholic education is difficult to dispute.
8) Relying on Justice Stevens's initial dissent, Justice Breyer reiterated that there exists a substantial body of evidence that independent corporate political expenditures are likely to lead to fraud and corruption--a finding that directly contradicts the majority opinion in Citizens United.
Shutting Down the Streets offers a fresh perspective on the dynamics of protest policing and the control of dissent generally based on the three authors' experience in 20 anti-globalization demonstrations between 1999 and 2009.
In Furman he wrote a separate dissent to offer a set of "somewhat personal comments":
In his essay on dissenting opinions, (3) Justice Carter stated, "The right to dissent is the essence of democracy--the will to dissent is an effective safeguard against judicial lethargy--the effect of a dissent is the essence of progress.
Early Romanticism and Religious Dissent, however, should not be mistaken for an interesting but ultimately marginal cultural history of theological hair-splitting.