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to put an end to, especially formally and with authority

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revoke formally

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Nothing in the statute expressly abrogates the Algiers Accords, however, making it unlikely that the Roeder plaintiffs will prevail in an effort to sue Iran under the new cause of action.
Congress (or the President acting alone) may abrogate an executive agreement, but legislation must be clear to ensure that Congress--and the President--have considered the consequences.
''Any person who abrogates or attempts or conspires to abrogate, subverts or attempts or conspire to subvert the Constitution by use of force or show of force or by other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason,'' Article 6 reads.
Without quality, a nursing home abrogates its special responsibility to care for those who cannot look after themselves.
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)--which requires that states that accept federal education funding provide a free, appropriate public education to students with disabilities--validly abrogates states' Eleventh Amendment immunity.
Therefore, the court said, the IDEA successfully abrogates the Arkansas defendants' Eleventh Amendment immunity.
The porousness of which Decter spoke necessarily abrogates or at the very least (ironically) brackets the distinction between art and other cultural products.
Justice Khilji remarked if some one abrogates the constitution or violates it then proceedings can be initiated against him under this decision.
Giving arguments on the oath of armed forces, Ibrahim Satti said it has been made clear in July, 31, 2009 verdict that no one can abrogate the constitution in future and commit any ultra constitutional act.
It is laid down in clear terms in article 6 of the constitution that case of high treason be registered against the person who abrogates the constitution.
This legislative action was in response to the Supreme Court's announcement of the requirements Congress must meet before it can validly abrogate state sovereign immunity.
It seems that ever since the Court gave Congress this opportunity to abrogate state sovereign immunity through legislation, it has done all it can to limit this ability and shield the states from such suits.
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.
But even in such a hypothetical situation one permanent member would not have the authority to abrogate the cease-fire resolution.
Neither the Anti-Terrorism Act, the Flatow Amendment, Subsection 626(c), or Section 208 contain the type of express statutory mandate sufficient to abrogate an international executive agreement.