Example sentences for: overturned

How can you use “overturned” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Those inside the administration who were troubled by the constitutional implications of the CDA rationalized their cop out by saying that the law was sure to be overturned anyway--as indeed it was, in a 3-0 decision that gave three Philadelphia judges a welcome opportunity to sound like Oliver Wendell Holmes.

  • In the early 1990s, a Mixtec worker named Santiago Ventura Morales spent four years in an Oregon prison before his murder conviction was overturned.

  • Also, Time interviews Charles Keating, whose S&L conviction (in Judge Lance Ito's court) was just overturned by a federal appeals court.

  • My guess is that the marginal benefit of the CDA over the technological alternatives is small enough, and the burden that the law creates is large enough, that the CDA will be overturned.

  • A federal appeals court overturned a court injunction against Microsoft.


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