constitutional constitutional  /ˌkɑn stə ˈtu ʃə nəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a regular walk taken as a form of exercise
  2. (adj) of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup
  3. (adj) sanctioned by or consistent with or operating under the law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
  4. (adj) existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
  5. (adj) constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

News

  1. ACLU sues NSA, says phone data collection violates constitutional rights

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in federal court that says the National Security Agency's collection of U.S. phone customer information is a violation of its constitutional rights, reports The Wall Street Journal.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FierceTelecom

  2. Press Preview Of German Constitutional Court Decision

    Starting today, and continuing through tomorrow, the German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) will consider the legality and conformability of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the ECB’s Outright Monetary Transaction programme (OMT) in particular. What does the press expect will be the outcome of the FCC's deliberations (spoiler alert: nobody will dare to threaten Deutsche Bank's ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. Boise constitutional law attorney worries NSA wiretapping violates privacy rights, freedoms

    It's been almost 50 years since Boise's John Runft argued his first case constitutional law case.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KIVI Boise

Quotes

  1. "The Constitution leaves the District of Columbia a variety of tools for combating [handgun violence], including some measures regulating handguns : [b]ut the enshrinement of constitutional rights necessarily takes certain policy choices off the...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Mineral Wells Index

  2. Stevens said that unlike a ruling two years ago overturning a Washington, DC, handgun ban, Monday's decision "could prove far more destructive - quite literally - to our nation's communities and to our constitutional structure."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: KTVN

  3. Dick Cheney called the Bush administration's actions after the 2001 terrorist attacks "a great success story. It was done legally. It was done in accordance with our constitutional practices and principles."
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Denver Post

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