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He also wouldn’t allow consent decrees — negotiated settlements between a plaintiff and a jurisdiction accused of voting rights violations — to count toward the violations that could subject a new jurisdiction to preclearance.Joe Manchin’s sweeping new voting rights proposal, explained|Ian Millhiser|June 17, 2021|Vox
Finally, in 2011, three days before Pete Buttigieg took office as mayor, the agency forced South Bend into a consent decree, ultimately demanding $863 million worth of sewer upgrades.
It sought consent decrees—where local governments agree to binding terms to prevent tougher penalties—in many more municipalities.
The police department there earned praise for its implementation of police retooling mandated by a federal consent decree of its own.
He says the training goes “right to the core” of the consent decree and the Justice Department’s initial findings.
Most often, the doctrine is invoked by minors seeking an abortion without parental consent.
The same Pediatrics journal notes that 17 states have some form of exception to the standard parental consent requirement.
Doctors have long wrestled with the age of consent when it comes to mature adolescents.
Consent is manufactured—like, remember the Ebola crisis from a few weeks ago?How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They had a corollary: “Each new level of sexual activity requires consent.”
I am therefore quite sure I shall be content to await his father's consent, should it not come these many years.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
A royal decree (December 31, 1622) orders the Dominicans in the Philippines not to meddle in affairs of government.
The woman he had felt so proudly would put Tony in his place—nodded consent!The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
All the banks in the city of New York without exception, and by common consent, stop specie payments.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell