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Origin of states' rights
Words nearby states' rights
Example sentences from the Web for states' rights
The most notorious states are Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, where death is an acceptable legal remedy.
It would became one of the first great mysteries in the United States of America, as it was only then 23 years old.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil Rights drama Selma.
The same Pediatrics journal notes that 17 states have some form of exception to the standard parental consent requirement.
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.
For example, there is a vast discussion afoot upon the questions that centre upon Property, its rights and its limitations.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
There are very few foreign journals taken or read in the Roman States.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
And we will also settle and assure the particular rights and interests of every planter and adventurer.
But sharper and closer anxieties than any connected with rights to lands and homes were pressing upon Alessandro and Ramona.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for states' rights
pl n (often capitals) (in the US)
Derived forms of states' rightsstates righter, noun
Cultural definitions for states' rights
Rights guaranteed to the states under the principle of federalism. Under the Constitution, states have considerable autonomy to pass, enforce, and interpret their own laws and to pursue their own public policy programs. Proponents of states' rights argue that the states should be governed with a minimum of interference from the federal government.