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Synonyms for abrogate

Synonyms for abrogate

to put an end to, especially formally and with authority

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revoke formally

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As already noted, in College Savings Bank the Court found Congress's attempt to abrogate state sovereign immunity under section 43(a)(1)(A) unconstitutional when it comes to false advertising claims where the misleading statement is about the defendant's own product.
In reference to recent North Korean brinkmanship, Fukuda said at a session of the House of Councillors Budget Committee, ''I want to make a decision on whether to abrogate the declaration after considering the general situation a bit more.
Arguably, some of the transactions "blessed" in the Service's agreement with the Securities Industry Association (SIA) would be caught by the Tax Court's analysis in Compaq, but the IRS is not expected to abrogate that agreement.
Supreme Court precedent holding Congress may abrogate the states' Eleventh Amendment immunity when exercising its enforcement power under [sections] 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
In other words, unless the other party to the agreement opts to abrogate or to suspend it in whole or in part, it continues in force even in the face of a material breach by one party.
It should never be used to abrogate decisionmaking responsibilities, regardless of whether those responsibilities rest with federal, state, or even private landowners.
They thus effectively abrogate section 165 of the Code in respect of taxpayers that elect to file consolidated returns.
However, Hall presented a suggestion on how to get the money without disturbing the rest of the science budget: Abrogate the Japanese Defense Treaty, under which since 1945 the United States has guaranteed the defense of Japan in return for Japanese demilitarization.
Article 6 in its first section states: "Any person who abrogates or subverts or suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance, the constitution by use of force or show of force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.
In the application, Musharraf contended that it is the exclusive domain of the federal government to initiate proceedings against any person who abrogates, subverts, suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate, subvert, suspend or hold in abeyance the constitution by the use of force or show of force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.
Closing arguments in Northwest's Section 1113(c) trial to abrogate the ESSC contract remain scheduled for May 19, 2006 at 10:00 a.
Governor Las Casas sought to abrogate the fuero militar by attempting to impose labor obligations upon the free population, principally to maintain or rebuild roads and bridges, and this produced a crisis of resistance to these measures, as well as to the sugar-expansion project.
Archdeacon Beardy acknowledged, in an interview, that some natives feel the release may abrogate their legal rights under various historic treaty agreements and some do not want to sign away the right to pursue loss of culture claims in the courts.
In a case like the one just mentioned, when it is not possible to overturn or completely abrogate a pro-abortion law, an elected official, whose absolute personal opposition to procured abortion was well known, could licitly support proposals aimed at limiting the harm done by such a law.
If they're not willing to make them, we'll abrogate the treaty - six months and we're out of there,'' Cheney told the crowd of GOP supporters.