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Synonyms for dissent

disagree

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dissent from something

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Synonyms for dissent

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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Holmes dissented in what was later called "as strong a self-revision as American legal culture has known.
Indeed, "Justice Stevens, who has perpetually dissented on a host of topics, will even acquiesce on statutory issues.
Meyer had only dissented, however, once, and it is was on a technical issue associated with money supply targets rather than in opposition to Greenspan's read on the economy.
Even when remaining within the limited time frame of this study, Judge Straub has dissented in a higher percentage of cases when considering the ratio between his dissenting opinions and actual split decision cases heard by each judge on the Second Circuit within the same time period.
77) Chief Justice Marshall dissented claiming that the statute was too far reaching in that it would require registration without a hearing from people who likely posed no threat to children or other vulnerable parties.
Justice Stanley Mosk, who also dissented from the 1993 ruling, dissented again Monday, saying he still found ``legal and factual problems with the trial.
59) In the remaining two cases, Hurlbutt dissented in favor of a church (60) and a third-party defendant.
Broussard dissented from several majority opinions upholding death sentences, and wrote an angry dissent in 1987 when the Lucas majority overturned one of his earlier decisions requiring that prosecutors prove defendants had the intent to kill before they could be sentenced to death.
88) Ciparick dissented, opining that the officer was due a hearing because correlating statutes were ambiguous on the treatment of modified duty and probationary periods, and should therefore be read in favor of the officer's position.
I dissented based on my belief that the roadblock failed to live up to the requirements established by federal precedent and therefore "what the Court [said] about the Fourth Amendment [and the protection it provides was] too little.
For example, she sharply dissented from a majority opinion that upheld a police officer's search of a minor on probation without reasonable suspicion or even knowledge of the probation at the time of the search.
31, 2000: NYS Appellate Division Justices Who Dissented on Constitutional Cases More than average Within Their Respective Department Ranked by "Co-Efficient of Dissent" First Department No.
It focuses on those who, from colonial days to the present, dissented against the ruling paradigm of their time: from the Puritan Anne Hutchinson and Native American chief Powhatan in the seventeenth century, to the Occupy and Tea Party movements in the twenty-first century.
However, since 2008, a few members have dissented at nearly every meeting during their annual terms as voting members of the Committee.
113) In the Supreme Court of Canada's first decision--Kelly v Sulivan, [1876] 1 SCR 3, cited in L'Heureux-Dube, supra note 7 at 499--each judge delivered a separate opinion, including Taschereau J who dissented.