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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making of no value or consequence; The states'-rights doctrine that a state can refuse to recognize or to enforce a federal law passed by the United States Congress.

Usage examples (32)
  • Yes, jury nullification is technically illegal, but nobody ever gets convicted of it.
  • The existence of and availability of jury nullification is an essential element of maintaining the legitimacy of the system.
  • I think you are confusing the notion of nullification with succession.
  • The process involved is called nullification, a legal theory that a U.S. for more
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