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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.

constitutional

1. affecting the whole constitution of the body; not local.
2. pertaining to the constitution.

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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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But in the case of ordinary statutory and common law restrictions, if they attempt to restrict speech that is constitutionally protected from such restrictions, the speaker can raise that protection as a defense to the charge of violation.
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.
Although the Geoffrey decision is constitutionally suspect at best, states appear unable to resist the temptation held out by the South Carolina court's decision.
If the abortion choice is a fundamental constitutionally protected right, so too is the decision to commit suicide.
I considered her impending appearance in my neighborhood, and whether to go: will she recognize me as one of her ilk or presume that I am a dork for even showing up at such a constitutionally degraded event?
The creation of another body either by executive issuance or by an act of Congress that effectively defeats the independence and flexibility needed by the Ombudsman in the discharge of her duties is, at best, constitutionally suspect,' Fajardo said in a statement.
One thinks back to Charles Glenn's observation about the "only forbidden motivation" and Greenawalt's point that conscious religious motives would make a teacher's selecting (or not selecting) school textbooks constitutionally suspect.
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
In fact, Blackmun's first draft was quite narrow and said nothing about whether women have a constitutionally protected right to obtain abortions.
A three-judge state appeals court panel determined "that a parent has a constitutionally protected right to direct the activities in which a child may engage" but not "that a parent's authority to relinquish a child's tort claims is similarly protected.
That's because the Supreme Court in Kerry's home state has ruled that nothing less than full, legal marriage for gays and lesbians is constitutionally permissible.
This question is framed because the Association for Marriage and Family in Ontario argued that the legal definition of marriage--the union of one man and one woman is a constitutionally entrenched term, defined in the Constitution Act/1867.