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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While the CPI- M, CPI, Congress and JD- U submitted dissent notes on the Mines and Minerals ( Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015, Congress, CPI- M and DMK have submitted dissent notes on the Coal Mines ( Special Provisions) Bill, 2015.
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.
The first post-Accord dissent was at the November 12, 1957, meeting.
Of course, members who served fewer years would have had fewer opportunities to dissent.
Our findings confirm that majority dissent is rare.
A total of 218 directors received majority dissent, 50% or more, with 136 of these occurring in 2009 and 2010.
William Brennan, former Justice of the United States Supreme Court, declared that the right to dissent "is one of the great and cherished freedoms that we enjoy by reason of the excellent accident of our American births.
The right to dissent has been rooted in two constitutional values: the protection of free speech and the concept of judicial independence.
That dissent is alive and well in North American Catholic education is difficult to dispute.
It is important to note that this was not an initial dissent; those Justices with views hostile to the majority opinion in Citizens United, including Justice Breyer, had the opportunity to dissent in that case.
In Shutting Down the Streets, dissent consists of collective, disruptive processes, operationalized as social movements.
into a majority opinion, it would be his dissent in District of Columbia
In Furman he wrote a separate dissent to offer a set of "somewhat personal comments":
3) Thus, dissents play a useful role by forcing the majority to craft a more definite decision in an effort to clearly distinguish the majority from the dissent.
Holmes saw the dissent as a mechanism to advance and preserve arguments and as a pageant for wordplay.