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Synonyms for coequal

one that is very similar to another in rank or position

Words related to coequal

having the same standing before the law

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Sotto said he did not sign the resolution precisely because he believes the Senate should not interfere with the judiciary, a coequal branch.
The Supreme Court is a coequal branch of government - not superior to the Executive and Legislative branches under the constitution.
One example: In her ongoing effort to ensure that sustainability is ingrained in city policies and practices, Piercy has insisted that economic values be coequal with environmental quality and principles of equity.
Unless this clear distinction between vices and crimes be made and recognized by the laws, there can be on earth no such thing as individual right, liberty, or property; no such things as the right of one man to the control of his own person and property, and the corresponding and coequal rights of another man to the control of his own person and property.
We hesitate to characterize the discussion that took place last Wednesday at the Workforce Central Career Center in Worcester as a roundtable, a word that suggests coequal participants with a diversity of viewpoints on some matter of economic and public policy.
Bar President- elect Greg Coleman also addressed the attendees, telling them the single most important element of the Bar's strategic plan "is to ensure that our judicial system--a coequal branch of government--is fair and impartial, adequately funded, and open to all.
The judiciary realized that it was a coequal branch of government bound to take note of relevant constitutional provisions when adjudicating a particular case.
"Section 5 stands at odds with the basic constitutional principle of coequal sovereignty, not only by prohibiting duly enacted state laws from taking immediate effect, but also by carving out a subset of states for disfavored treatment based on a badly outdated coverage formula."
Maybe it never occurred to him to run these things by the two coequal members of the board.
"While both equality and liberty have often been mere abstractions," Alexander Tsesis argues, "through fits and starts," the United States has made "remarkable" progress in achieving its "ideal of an independent and coequal citizenry" (2, 3).
At the heart of his argument is that while the Westphalian order and the international law tradition that arose from Hugo Grotius stressed the independent and coequal sovereignty of nations, and thus was an expression of a truly international code of conduct, the Chinese historical experience stressed the realization of harmonious order through "inexorable centralization" under a single sovereign with at least tributary relationships with all other participants in the international system.
"You have to remember that the courts are a coequal branch of government.
"The right to a fair trial and a right to a public trial are not coequal," Green said.
must become coequal partners in the national security process" (p.
And not only the elders participated: "every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them" praise God and the Lamb in majesty coequal (v.