Ruling

  • (adj): Exercising power or authority.
    Synonyms: regnant, reigning
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ruling:

Protect America Act Of 2007 - FISC Ruling, January 2009
... a United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review ruling was made in favor of the warrantless wiretapping role of the Protect America Act 2007, in a heavily redacted opinion released on January ...
Mc Collum V. Board Of Education - Subsequent Developments
... The Supreme Court's ruling remanded the case to the Illinois high court for relief consistent with the federal ruling ... The 6 to 3 ruling in the later case held that a New York program allowing religious education during the school day was permissible, because it did not use public school facilities or public funds ...
Criticism Of The Pledge Of Allegiance - 2005 District Ruling
... a brief that declared, " object to the ruling that the pledge violates any part of the Establishment Clause." Derek Gaubatz, Director of Litigation for the Becket Fund ...
Church Of Scientology V. Gerald Armstrong - Ruling
... Background The COS filed an appeal seeking to overturn prior orders (1) dismissing its claims against Armstrong and (2) ordering that the court records in previous litigation be unsealed ... (Armstrong, 232 Cal ...

More definitions of "ruling":

  • (noun): The reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself).
    Synonyms: opinion

Famous quotes containing the word ruling:

    Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    In each event of life, how clear
    Thy ruling hand I see!
    Each blessing to my soul more dear,
    Because conferred by Thee.
    Helen Maria Williams (18th century)

    What is an atheist, but one who does not, or will not, see in the universe a ruling principle of love; and what a misanthrope, but one who does not, or will not, see in man a ruling principle of kindness?
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)