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To: Non-Sequitur
Defined by comments made in dicta, while dissenting the majority decision.

Defined nonetheless -- and defined is as defined does -- and no other Justice has ever challenged that definition or offered his own that is any different.

And it concurs with the definition used in the Senate's SR511 -- Get used to it.

You're wrong. Get used to that too.

155 posted on 01/12/2010 2:26:30 PM PST by Uncle Chip (TRUTH : Ignore it. Deride it. Allegorize it. Interpret it. But you can't ESCAPE it.)
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To: Uncle Chip
Defined nonetheless -- and defined is as defined does --

That's like saying you've defined natural-born citizen -- and defined is as defined does. One Justices opinion does not a Supreme Court decision make. It counts no more or no less than your opinion or mine in terms of established law and legal precedent.

...and no other Justice has ever challenged that definition or offered his own that is any different.

So you say, though many others might say that Justice Gray did define it differently in the Ark decision. Others might point out that Chief Justice Waite did not agree with Chief Justice Marshall's blanket statement in the Happersett decision when he noted that there were different schools of thought on the subject and refused to say whether one or the other was wrong. But you keep on trying.

156 posted on 01/12/2010 2:46:24 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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