invalidating invalidating  /ɪn ˈvæ lə ˌdeɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) establishing as invalid or untrue

Usage(s):

  1. If the Supreme Court decides in Boumedienne's favor, other Guantanamo defendants could gain similar rights, invalidating rules currently in force at the military tribunals.
  2. Biden says he disagrees with Supreme Court rulings invalidating a portion of the Violence Against Women Act, which he wrote.
  3. The effect of the decision: to invalidate Alabama's intrastate Jim Crow bus laws and to set the grounds for invalidating similar laws in eleven other Southern states.

News

  1. Judge in Verizon records case threw out Obamacare

    Roger Vinson, the federal judge who approved the Obama administration's secret collection of telephone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S., made waves two years ago with a sweeping ruling invalidating President Barack Obama's health care law.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Judge who ordered collection of telephone records threw out Obamacare in 2011

    WASHINGTON — Roger Vinson, the federal judge who approved the Obama administration's secret collection of telephone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S., made waves two years ago with a sweeping ruling invalidating President Barack Obama's health care law.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Judge behind phone records threw out Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Vinson, the federal judge who approved the Obama administration's secret collection of telephone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S., made waves two years ago with a sweeping ruling invalidating President Barack Obama's health care law.        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "In invalidating some of the existing checks on campaign spending, the majority in Citizens United has signaled that the problem of campaign contributions in judicial elections might get considerably worse and quite soon," O'Connor said at a...
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Sandra Day O Connor Source: Washington Post

  2. "The Supreme Court ruling invalidating their conversion from municipalities into cities is good for the rule of law...... We legislators should carefully adhere to the requirements of the law," Pimentel said.
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Aquilino Pimentel Jr Source: GMA news.tv

  3. "Therefore, to break the Jim Crow cartel, there were only two options: (1) a federal law invalidating Jim Crow laws, along with a massive federal takeover of local government by the federal government to prevent violence and extralegal harassment of...
    on May 20, 2010 By: David Bernstein Source: AOL News

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