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constitutional

 [kon″stĭ-too´shun-al]
1. pertaining to the constitution.
2. affecting the whole constitution of the body; not local.
constitutional disease one involving a system of organs or one with widespread symptoms.

con·sti·tu·tion·al

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl),
1. Relating to a body's constitution.
2. General; relating to the system as a whole; not local.

con·sti·tu·tion·al

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl)
1. Relating to a body's constitution.
2. General; relating to the system as a whole; not local.

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Q. What really constitutes ADD? Don't all kids have short attention spans because they are curious? What I'm saying is. I'm a very curious fellow, so, therefore, I cannot hold my attention to one thing for more than a minute. Does this mean I have ADD?

A. to what you said about how come they didn't have all these problems lots of years ago, I'll have to say it is true the kids today have a lot more stimulations than what kids had a 100 years ago, though, these problems- ADD and ADHD did exist, even with less things around to lose focus to. even about 20 years ago, when the awareness was too small, teachers just called these kids "stupid" or slow, cause they wern't able to listen for a long period of time and then did'nt know what to answer when asked. the awareness helped save lots of very smart focusless kids...

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This case is before the Court, however, because the court below vitiated that remedy, finding first that the overpayment statute was inapposite and further that Minnesota law provided a constitutionally sufficient predeprivation remedy, to wit: the assessment protest statute, which had never before been extended to cover the non-discretionary act of calculating tax bills.
Thus, a law or an administrative rule can be constitutionally optional, but so too can an administrative or judicial decision in an individual case not covered by a pre-existing rule.
Finally, it has been suggested that the UISUTA may be constitutionally challenged because it may result in the imposition of an interstate tax on a purchaser who has insufficient nexus with the taxing jurisdiction.
Morally, politically and constitutionally the Congress cannot seek the post of LoP," said Trivedi.
Magistro was angry, telling The Asbury Park Press that her concern was for "the students who have come forward and expressed to their parents an uncomfortableness or questioned their teacher or their parents about what is constitutionally correct...."
Yet the judicial activists have the audacity to suggest that the exercise of constitutionally granted congressional checks and balances of the judiciary somehow constitutes an end run around those powers.
--Texas governor RICK PERRY, responding to a question about the state's gay military veterans, during a June 5 ceremony at a Fort Worth church school, where he signed a bill scheduling a ballot initiative to ask voters to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage
But legal scholar Robert Levy, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, argues that federal action is not constitutionally appropriate "unless and until Second Amendment rights are compromised." That has not happened yet, he believes, because "courts across the country have done the right thing," while "31 states on their own have now banned municipal lawsuits against gun makers."
In spending its own money, the Court reasoned, a government can choose which activities to subsidize, and the failure to subsidize a constitutionally protected activity--such as obtaining an abortion--is not necessarily unconstitutional.
Constitutionally permissive force always is preemptive in nature.
The Supreme Court ruled that l)school boards have no constitutionally protected autonomy; that there has been no discrimination against them; and 2)that the Alberta government's cost cutting and restructuring was constitutional.
"Rather, the state taxes the income indirectly by requiring a dollar-for-dollar offset of constitutionally protected income against interest expense." The Institute urged the Court to reject California's covert attempt to tax the income as violative of due process.