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      • Noun 1. fundamental law - law determining the fundamental political principles of a government constitution, organic law law - legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
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  2. Nov 23, 2021 · fundamental law noun : the organic or basic law of a political unit as distinguished from legislative acts specifically : constitution Example Sentences Recent Examples on the Web This odd connection between the two particles is instantaneous, seemingly breaking a fundamental law of the universe.

  3. Fundamental Law The constitution of a state or nation; the basic law and principles contained in federal and state constitutions that direct and regulate the manner in which government is exercised. West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved. fundamental law

  4. Mar 7, 2023 · The doctrine of legislative, executive, and judicial separation of powers, the checks and balances of each branch against the others, and the explicit guarantees of individual liberty were all designed to strike a balance between authority and liberty—the central purpose of American constitutional law.

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  5. fundamental: [adjective] serving as a basis supporting existence or determining essential structure or function : basic. serving as an original or generating source : primary.

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    Fundamental rights are a group of rights that have been recognized by the Supreme Court as requiring a high degree of protection from government encroachment. These rights are specifically identified in the Constitution (especially in the Bill of Rights) or have been found under Due Process. Laws encroaching on a fundamental right generally must pa...

    Examples of fundamental rights not specifically listed in the Constitution include: 1. marriage 2. privacy 3. contraception 4. interstate travel 5. procreation 6. custody of one's child(ren) 7. voting

    Even when the Supreme Court finds that something is a fundamental right, the Court may later revoke its standing as a fundamental right. The Court did this with the right to contract. In Lochner v New York (1905), the Supreme Court found that the right to make a private contract is a fundamental right. The Court focused on the importance of economi...

    For more on fundamental rights, read this University of Cincinnati Law Review article, this Cornell Law Faculty Scholarship article, and this Touro Law Review article. [Last updated in December of 2022 by theWex Definitions Team]

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