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Synonyms for nullifier

an advocate of nullification

an official who can invalidate or nullify

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Due to the often subtle distinctions among holdouts, nullifiers, and nondeliberating jurors, a judge could dismiss a juror without knowing that the excused juror was a holdout.
Thus Calhoun's claim, endorsed by his biographer Wiltse (1949, 343-61), that it was the Nullifier who prompted Van Buren into pushing the Independent Treasury is ludicrous.
Calhoun: Nullifier, 1829-1839 (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1949) and John C.
If, however, nullification consists only of challenging the Supreme Court's authority to have the final say over the meaning of constitutional provisions, then Jackson and Ryan were nullifiers.
But as Tom Woods (2010) shows in his book, Nullification, the American colonists were the first nullifiers.
The Madison administration, in a manner comparable to Jackson's handling of the Nullifiers, sought, instead, to isolate the disunionists politically and militarily.
In his book "The Ten Voiders of Islam", Ibn Wahhab has outlined ten nullifiers of Islam which automatically expel anyone from Islam (automatic apostasy) which are as under (Volpi, 2011, 278):
Lincoln was alert to the widening breakdown of constitutionalism, whether stemming from Calhoun's state-based nullifiers and secessionists, or the Garrisonian abolitionists' antinomian exaltation of the individual conscience, or Douglas's granting free license to the popular will.
Wilson lauds the article, and mine is the only Madison book that incorporates its finding that Madison prevaricated in his campaign against the Nullifiers in 1828-33.
Health-care reform nullifiers taking us back to 1830s.
The sound nullifiers will cut out noise pollution from printers, passing traffic or chatting colleagues.
Federalist obstructionism, he argues, served as the model for South Carolina nullifiers and secessionists.
Hamiltonians and Jeffersonians fought over the scope of congressional power, Webster and Story squared off against the nullifiers, and Unionists and secessionists alike justified the Civil War--all in terms of an interminable debate over whether the states or the Union was originally sovereign, what the various events since independence might have done to the original arrangements, and (finally) whether individual states had the legal right to leave the Union.