Example sentences for: overruled

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

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 476 U. S. 747, 763 (1986) ("professional responsibilities" of physicians), overruled in part on other grounds, Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pa. v.

  • KSM attempted to drop Mihdhar from the planes operation and would have done so, he says, had he not been overruled by Bin Ladin.

  • Clinton, after all, is incredibly deferential to his Joint Chiefs because of his own history of nonservice: It's impossible to believe that he would have overruled the chiefs if they were as absolute as the leaks suggest.

  • The Guardian front-paged the news that British Trade Secretary Stephen Byers overruled Treasury officials by allowing financial help to Indonesia only weeks before militias started massacring people in East Timor: A $1.

  • Then the full 9th Circuit overruled its own justices in the state's favor, agreeing with the state's contention that the clients weren't harmed because the interest wouldn't be earned otherwise.


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