Example sentences for: dissenting

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

  • SCALIA, J., dissenting

  • See Arkansas Writers' Project, Inc. v. Ragland , 481 U.S. 221, 237 (1987) (Scalia, J., dissenting); see also Leathers v. Medlock , 499 U.S. 439, 447 (1991) ("[D]ifferential taxation of First Amendment speakers is constitutionally suspect when it threatens to suppress the expression of particular ideas or viewpoints").

  • Dissenting, the New York Times ' Ben Brantley says its over-the-top book confuses bathroom humor with witty repartee.

  • Praise goes to Georges Du Fresne, the child actor "who seems, in some prodigious way, to understand" his character (Stanley Kauffmann, the New Republic ). Dissenting, the Wall Street Journal 's Joe Morgenstern says the movie is cloying, "cheerful nonsense" and that its creators don't realize that "this kid is profoundly troubled."

  • The undersea sci-fi adventure is dismissed as "another variation of the same old supernatural junk" (Mike Clark, USA Today ). Critics deplore the film's pretentious pronouncements about man's place in the universe and say Levinson is "out of his element" trying to build suspense (Rita Kempley, the Washington Post ). Dissenting, the New York Times ' Janet Maslin calls the stars' performances irresistible and salutes Levinson for tackling a new genre.


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