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legislate

le jis layt

  • v  make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

  • About 15,000 delegates, they estimate, will gather in Moscow from the ends of the earth to legislate in the Palace of the Soviets.
  • Despite what Sonia Sotomayor must say, Justices often legislate from the bench, and that can be a good thing.
  • This makes it easier to legislate and easier to surmount problems.
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  • John McCain in International Herald Tribune
    Not content to merely predict failure in Iraq, my opponent tried to legislate failure,McCain said.
  • George Voinovich in FOXNews
    Judge Sotomayor's decisions, while not always the decision I would render, are not outside the legal mainstream and do not indicate an obvious desire to legislate from the bench,Republican Sen. George Voinovich of Ohio said on the Senate...
  • Antonin Scalia in Keen News Service
    The fact is,said Scalia, "that running a democracy takes a certain amount of civic courage. And the First Amendment does not protect you from criticism or even nasty phone calls when you exercise your political rights to legislate, or to...

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