Words nearby extraconstitutional
Example sentences from the Web for extra-constitutional
By creating an extra-constitutional authority, it would delegitimize Parliament, they say.
Now they do the same thing, rising against a provisional and extra-constitutional Government.The Economist|Various
It has been censured as a resort to extra-constitutional measures, not for the sake of public safety, but as a party manuvre.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
In modern usage this term is loosely used for a personal ruler enjoying extraordinary and extra-constitutional power.
But the final strain was evaded by the adoption of the extra-constitutional expedient to which I refer.France and the Republic|William Henry Hurlbert
The whole affair, reasoning of course on the principles of the Vice-President, is extra-constitutional.Strictures on Nullification|Alexander Hill Everett