Nullification

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Nullification may refer to:

  • Nullification (U.S. Constitution), a legal theory that a state has the right to nullify any federal law deemed unconstitutional with respect to the United States Constitution
  • Nullification Crisis, the 1832 confrontation between the U.S. government and South Carolina over the latter's attempt to nullify a federal law
  • Jury nullification, a legal term for a jury's ability to deliver a verdict knowingly in contradiction to written law
  • Nullo (body modification), short for "genital nullification", a member of an extreme body modification subculture

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