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Definition of the adjective Overbroad

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  1. Too broad

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Google previewThe State of Wisconsin Blue Book (1989)

Challenging a statute as being overbroad means that the law prohibits constitutionally protected behavior that the state may not regulate. Noting some of the earlier findings, the court cited both the intent requirement and the fact ...

Google previewPatterns of American Legal Thought (2010)

by G. Edward White

Thus, the lesson of Moreno may be that extramarital sexual activity cannot be reached by such overbroad means as a blanket discrimination against unrelated households. Direct prohibition of extramarital sexual activity, however, is another ...

Google previewFederal Constitutional Law: Federalism Limitations on State and Federal Power (2011)

by Lee J. Strang

explicit limitation of the federal government to enumerated powers left open the possibility, however, that the federal government might over-broadly construe its enumerated powers or utilize overbroad means to achieve enumerated powers.

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

Overly is almost always unnecessary because over- may be prefixed at will: overbroad, overrefined, overop- timistic, overripe, etc.; when it is not unnecessary , it is merely ugly. Some usage authorities consider overly semiliterate, although the ...

Google previewLaw Dictionary: Sixth Edition

An overbroad statute may be challenged by another who, though engaged in so- called core conduct which clearly falls within the permitted scope of the statute, will still be permitted to argue the rights of those “chilled” by the existence of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Censorship (2009)

by Jonathon Green, Nicholas J. Karolides

was unconstitutionally overbroad because the evidentiary use of speech uttered before the commission of an offense subject to the penalty enhancement would have a chilling effect on those who feared the possibility of prosecution ...

Google previewHistorical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States (2002)

by Judith A. Baer

The Court's selective reliance upon generally accepted medical procedures disregarded the fact that the two-physician requirement is unnecessary, burdensome, and constitutionally overbroad. Planned Parenthood of Southeastern ...

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Scrabble value of O1V4E1R1B3R1O1A1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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