constitutional cause

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con·sti·tu·tion·al cause

a cause acting from within or through some systemic process or inborn error.
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recognize a constitutional cause of action against such a violation.
"It appears to have multiple constitutional causes that can be shaped by environmental factors," Skeem said.
question of constitutional causes of action as in part a question of the
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