A paper ballot submitted, before an election day and often by mail, by a voter who is unable to attend the official polling station on election day. Also termed absentee vote.
To formally annul or repeal a law through an act of the legislature, constitutional authority, or custom.
Contract and Insurance law: to rescind or terminate a contract.
Constitutional law: the abrogation doctrine refers to the power of Congress to revoke a state’s sovereign immunity and authorize suits against that state.
1) A constitutional rule that requires criminal laws to state explicitly and definitely what conduct is punishable. Criminal laws that violate this requirement are said to be void for vagueness. Vagueness doctrine rests on the due process clauses of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S.