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Definition of the adjective Overbroad

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  1. Too broad

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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 subject.

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

by Lee J. Strang

The Tenth Amendment's 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. The Ninth Amendment introduced a rule of construction to rebut these possibilities.16 “The enumeration of certain rights, shall not be construed ...

Google previewCases and Materials on Federal Constitutional Law (2008)

by Thomas H. Odom, Lee J. Strang

The Tenth Amendment's 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. The Ninth Amendment introduced a rule of construction to rebut these possibilities.16 “The enumeration of certain rights, shall not be construed ...

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 that the prohibited acts had to serve no legitimate purpose. The court found that the statute was "not directed at the exposition of ideas but at oppressing repetitive behavior which invades another's privacy interests in an intolerable manner.

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 editors of ...

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 overbroad statute. See chilling effect; void for vagueness. OVERREACHING in commercial law, taking an unfair advantage over another through fraudulent practices or abuse of superior bargaining power, see 112 So. 2d 838, 841; synonymous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Censorship (2009)

by Jonathon Green, Nicholas J. Karolides

and creates an intimidating, hostile, or demeaning environment” was invalidated as unconstitutionally overbroad and vague. The university's contention that it had prohibited only “FIGHTING WORDS” was disallowed because the policy did not “ require that the regulated speech, by its very utterance, tend[ed] to incite violent reaction.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

A - F, Index

This time, the Third Circuit found that the law was not narrowly tailored and therefore was overbroad and therefore unconstitutional. The government appealed, and in 2004 in Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union (II), the Supreme Court in a five-to- four decision returned the case to the District Court in Philadelphia for further scrutiny of what Justice Anthony Kennedy called " plausible, less restrictive alternatives" to COPA. In the interim, the injunction against enforcement of COPA ...

Google previewSurveillance in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and the Law [2 volumes] (2016)

An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and the Law by Pam Dixon Executive Director

Ês overbroad collection of AmericansÊ personal data,‰ wrote Democratic senators Ron Wyden (OR), Mark Udall (CO), and Martin Heinrich (NM). Public trust in United StatesÊ intelligence agencies, they charged, „has been undermined by the N.S.A.Ês domestic surveillance programs , as well as by senior officialsÊ misleading statements about surveillance. Only by ending the ...

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