unconstitutional

[ UK /ʌnkˌɒnstɪtjˈuːʃənə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˌənˌkɑnstəˈtuʃənəɫ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not consistent with or according to a constitution; contrary to the U.S. Constitution
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How To Use unconstitutional In A Sentence

  • An Ohio appellate court last week reversed a lower court ruling that the city's pernicious treatment of marijuana users was unconstitutional under state law.
  • Both the Ukrainian government and western nations have condemned it as unconstitutional under Ukrainian law. Times, Sunday Times
  • In resubmitting the legislation for renewal of what many consider the most controversial provisions -- and some label downright unconstitutional provisions -- within the Patriot Act, the Republican Rules Committee decided to allow only 60 minutes of debate. Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • The judge pointed out that all these activities are unconstitutional and not in conformity with Hungary's international obligations. Global Voices in English » Hungary: The Hungarian Guard Banned
  • In the US Supreme Court, this law would be struck down as being unconstitutional.
  • I would also note that Caplan analogized his Council of Economists to the Supreme Court rather than a dictator, vetoing laws that are "uneconomical" rather than "unconstitutional". MRV update, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • If a state's laws offend against the Constitution, the Supreme Court can declare them unconstitutional.
  • Otherwise, the Supreme Court would probably have found the measures unconstitutional.
  • There are obvious defects in the existing constitutional supervision system. The lack of a special agency for constitutional supervision and weak unconstitutionality review present serious problems.
  • They argued that the law was unconstitutional as it stripped them of their intellectual property rights without compensation. Times, Sunday Times
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