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i nooh muh ray shuhn

  • n  a numbered list
  • n  the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

  • We take the Constitution pretty seriously around here, and so we really and truly believe that the enumeration of your profession in the Bill of Rights obligates you to perform .
  • Thursday's joint statement required intensive negotiation, yet it was little more than an enumeration of the lowest common denominators of the relationship.
  • Ninth Amendment implies a right of privacy by providing that "enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the .
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  • Antonin Scalia in Town Hall
    Writing for the majority, Justice Antonin Scalia replied: "We know of no other enumerated constitutional right whose core protection has been subjected to a freestanding 'interest-balancing' approach. The very enumeration of the right takes out of...
  • Jack London in CBS News
    Taking in the devastation afterward, Jack London wrote: "An enumeration of the buildings destroyed would be a directory of San Francisco. An enumeration of the buildings undestroyed would be a line and several addresses. An enumeration of the deeds...
  • Anthony Kennedy in Gay People Chronicle
    Enumeration is the essential device used to make the duty not to discrimination concrete and to provide guidance for those who must comply,wrote Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in Romer v. Evans, which struck down a Colorado ban on gay...

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