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redress of grievances

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  • redress of grievances — A matter of constitutional right of assembly and petition. The demand, made by people in assembly, of the legislative body to obtain a change in the laws, the enactment of new laws, or for anything else connected with the powers or duties of the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • petition for redress of grievances — See redress of grievances …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Redress — Re*dress , n. 1. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment. [R.] [1913 Webster] Reformation of evil laws is commendable, but for us the more necessary is a speedy redress of ourselves. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • redress — redressable, redressible, adj. redresser, redressor, n. n. /ree dres, ri dres /; v. /ri dres /, n. 1. the setting right of what is wrong: redress of abuses. 2. relief from wrong or injury. 3. compensation or satisfaction for a wrong or injury.… …   Universalium

  • redress — re•dress n. [[t]ˈri drɛs, rɪˈdrɛs[/t]] v. [[t]rɪˈdrɛs[/t]] n. v. dressed, dress•ing. n. 1) the setting right of what is morally wrong 2) relief from wrong or injury 3) compensation for such wrong or injury 4) to remedy (wrongs, injuries, etc.) 5) …   From formal English to slang

  • redress — 1. verb /ɹɪˈdɹɛs,ɹiˈdɹɛs,ɹəˈdɹɛs a) To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise. ‘Well,’ sayde Sir Palomydes, ‘than shall ye se how we shall redresse oure myghtes!’ b) To set right, as a wrong; to …   Wiktionary

  • Capstone right — The Capstone Right is expressed in an Official Act passed unanimously by the Continental Congress in 1774 (the same Congress that adopted the Declaration of Independence), in which the Founders said: 1774, Journals of the Continental Congress,… …   Wikipedia

  • William Lyon Mackenzie — Infobox Mayor name =William Lyon Mackenzie |250px caption =William Lyon Mackenzie birth date = March 12, 1795 birth place = Aberdeen, Scotland death date = August 28, 1861 office = 1st Mayor of Toronto term start = 1834 term end = 1834… …   Wikipedia

  • petition — petitionable, adj. petitioner, petitionist, n. /peuh tish euhn/, n. 1. a formally drawn request, often bearing the names of a number of those making the request, that is addressed to a person or group of persons in authority or power, soliciting… …   Universalium

  • Ombudsman — An ombudsman (conventional English plural: ombudsmen) is a person who acts as a trusted intermediary between an organization and some internal or external constituency while representing not only but mostly the broad scope of constituent… …   Wikipedia

  • Treaty of Waitangi claims and settlements — have been a significant feature of New Zealand race relations and politics since 1975. Over the last 30 years, New Zealand governments have increasingly provided formal legal and political opportunity for Māori to seek redress for breaches by the …   Wikipedia

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