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abrogate

Withdraw, rescind, revoke, or cancel. Common usage implies an act done in a one-sided or high-handed manner, but this is not necessary to the definition.
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Florida Board of Regents, (156) the Age Discrimination in Employment Act's (ADEA) attempt to abrogate state sovereign immunity was found unconstitutional because it failed this prong of the test.
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)--which requires that states that accept federal education funding provide a free, appropriate public education to students with disabilities--validly abrogates states' Eleventh Amendment immunity.
But even in such a hypothetical situation one permanent member would not have the authority to abrogate the cease-fire resolution.
Flight Simulator Technicians & Simulator Support Specialists (SIMOP) also rejected Northwest's proposal in March, but the airline has not moved to abrogate their agreement at this time.
If a member of a legislative asssembly who is totally opposed to abortion, Luno says, cannot completely abrogate a gravely unjust law, but can abrogate it partially, he must do so, so long as it does not cause scandal.
Even if the Supreme Court decides in the future that Congress did not lawfully abrogate state sovereign immunity in the ADA, it would not mean that states and their units are no longer bound by the provisions of the ADA.
The Russians have said, unequivocally, that any effort by the United States to alter or abrogate the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) treaty will jeopardize the whole edifice of arms control.
Those of us who aspire to manage medical affairs cannot abrogate involvement in the political process or ignore the significant of the AMA in representing American medicine.
ANBA and Salahal-Din province are the main protesting provinces, with partially Kirkuk, since December last, where continued weekly demonstrations are made by religious, tribal, officials and political personalities, calling to abrogate Questioning and Justice Law, as well as laws related to terrorism and releasing innocent detainees and prisoners.
The court found that RLUIPA did not exceed congressional power under the Spending Clause and that it did not unconstitutionally abrogate the immunity granted by the Eleventh Amendment.
The proposed amendments to the Canada Evidence Act would appear to abrogate both common law and Charter rights currently enjoyed by an accused.
In March 1954 a man named Galitsyn sued to abrogate the adoption of his stepdaughter Emma.