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Composition

Voluntary arrangement to restructure a firm's debt, under which payment is reduced.

Composition

The securities in a portfolio or fund, organized according to type. For example, the composition of a portfolio may be 60% stocks and 40% bonds.
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It is clear that the Missouri law properly underscores the fact that the protests designed to disrupt the peace and privacy of a solemn ceremony violate reasonable time, place, and manner regulations of speech that have been upheld repeatedly by numerous courts including the Supreme Court of the United States.
On September 28, the Supreme Court of the United States granted a writ of certiorari in the Hunt-Wesson case, which involves the constitutionality of California's interest offset rule.
The Supreme Court of the United States may yet rule on appeal that the law is, in fact, constitutional; or, the High Court may uphold the legal reasoning of the Philadelphia judges and strike it down.
The ACLJ filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in 2006 and successfully argued that a federal district court's order calling for the removal of the cross should be stayed because important constitutional issues have been raised and that the federal and state appeals have not been exhausted.
The Constitution requires bicameral passage, and presentment to the President, of all congressional actions governing other branches, as the Supreme Court of the United States recognized in INS v.
A California statute that requires out-of-state corporations to offset their legitimate interest expense against non-taxable income violates the United States Constitution, Tax Executives Institute told the Supreme Court of the United States in a "friend of the court" brief filed on July 22.
However, lawmakers anticipated a constitutional challenge to the law and specifically inserted a provision allowing swift appeals, first to a three-judge panel, then, if necessary, directly to the Supreme Court of the United States.
WASHINGTON -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which specializes in constitutional law, today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States urging the Court to put an end to federal taxpayer suits by church-state separationists.
Today, I have reluctantly accepted Harriet Miers' decision to withdraw her nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Both Woolworth's and Hunt-Wesson's requests have been denied by the California court, and both companies are expected to ask the Supreme Court of the United States to review the decisions.
His book, The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review, has sparked renewed interest in the ongoing debate about the relationship between the Supreme Court of the United States and politics, and established Dean Kramer as a maverick in the field of constitutional theory and interpretation.
Hall, editor of The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States.

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