peremptory


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Synonyms for peremptory

Synonyms for peremptory

offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

not allowing contradiction or refusal

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putting an end to all debate or action

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Jurors next face peremptory challenges by both parties.
Despite the Supreme Court's efforts in Batson to curb racial bias in the use of peremptory strikes, stark racial disparities persist.
Legal scholars, by and large, revile peremptory challenges.
12) As long as parties' race- and gender-based peremptory challenges can "cancel each other out," (13) the argument goes, those challenges will not produce significant demographic disparities.
I will request from the university to take all the necessary legal measures to ensure that it is protected against such peremptory and unacceptable behaviour," Christofides said.
Among their topics are citizens but second class: women in Aristotle's Politics (384-322 BCE); men, women, and monsters: John Knox's First Blast of the Trumpet (1558); ants, bees, fathers, sons: Pope's Essay on May (1734) and the natural history of patriarchy; in her father's house: women as property in Wollstonecraft's Mary (1788); Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding (1932): patriarchy's tragic flaws; and the peremptory prick: the failure of the phallic in Angela Carter's The Passion of New Eve (1977).
13) Litigants, practically limited to basic identifying data, choose jurors informed by the rough proxies of race, ethnicity, or gender, resulting in the discriminatory use of peremptory challenges.
This visit breached Kenya's obligations not to recognize as lawful a situation created through the illegal use of force and other violations of peremptory norms under international law," Erekat said in a statement received by Petra's correspondent in the Gaza strip.
A recent Ninth Circuit decision, prohibiting peremptory challenges on the basis of sexual orientation, reveals the continuing evolution of the Batson doctrine.
And even if there was, it is not obvious that a peremptory resignation was a breach.
The Supreme Court faced an important ideological choice when it banned the racial use of peremptory challenges in Batson v.
Armed with this information, jury consultants can guide lawyers in executing well-placed peremptory challenges and possibly uncovering more for cause challenges.
Second, while WTO rules are ordinary treaty rules of reciprocal nature, at least certain human rights norms have peremptory status.
To assess the jus cogen nature of International Human Rights Law the paper refers to the instances where International Human Rights Law is conflicting with other peremptory rules of International Law, State immunity, for example.
148 (2009), the Court held that "the mistaken denial of a state-provided peremptory challenge does not, at least in the circumstances we confront here," constitute either a constitutional violation or a structural error automatically requiring reversal.