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The Supreme Court overturned a previous decision.

He was convicted of assault, but the charge was overturned on appeal.

A farm boy accidentally overturned his wagonload of wheat on the road.

He scattered the coins of the moneychangers and overturned their table.

The man was able to breathe in a small pocket of air in the overturned ship.

A Chinese proverb notes that an overturned cart is a warning to oncoming drivers.

In 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ban on pornographic filMs.
The tornado left behind uprooted trees, destroyed houses and overturned cars in its path.

The crowd was furious at the referee, and shouted that the decision should be overturned.

A young boy was killed on the weekend when his off-road vehicle overturned, crushing him.

His conviction for murder was overturned when the principal witness changed her testimony.

His conviction for murder was overturned when the most important witness changed her testimony.

Find someone who is from a country which has experienced the overthrow of its government.

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Thieves emptied drawers and overturned furniture looking for valuables when they broke into our house.

A group of local business owners are heading to federal court to try to overturn the state’s new smoking ban.

Police report that three train cars derailed and overturned late Wednesday night in the Howard Street Tunnel.

Lawmakers in this state say they are determined to overturn a law that allows illegal aliens to get driver’s licenses.

His lawyer is seeking to overturn his conviction on the grounds that the police pressured witnesses into making false statements that were used as evidence against him.

Norma McCorvey, the woman whose 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case helped make abortion legal in the United States, has petitioned to overturn that historic decision.

In 1967, boxer Muhammad Ali was sentenced to five years in prison for refusing to fight in the Vietnam War, but the sentence was overturned on appeal three years later.

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On Thursday, October 12, 2004, the California Supreme Court overturned nearly 4,000 same-sex marriages performed in San Francisco ruling that the mayor did not have the authority to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.

The vehicle ran off the roadway, striking a culvert and overturning.

According to police, the SUV then went out of control and overturned.

He said the case would probably be overturned by Utah appeals courts.

105809 Besides overturned sailboats, one vessel hit a bridge, he said.

Bonds served the home confinement before his conviction was overturned.

Boats and cars were overturned, and dead fish were mixed in with debris.

Cars were overturned and wooden houses displaced from their foundations.

It can overturn any law that conflicts with any part of the Constitution.

Police say weather conditions were rough at the time the boat overturned.

An appeals court overturned their verdict in January and ordered a retrial.

The government can either accept the changes or overturn them in the Commons.

November 19, 2014 – A federal judge overturns Montana’s same-sex marriage ban.

The new ruling overturned the old one, eliminating the previously imposed fine.

They were released after the Supreme Court overturned their conviction in June.

762891 The overturned truck’s front-left axle and wheel were mangled in the wreck.

At this year’s tournament, just over a quarter of decisions were overturned (26%).

Nearly two years ago, a federal judge overturned the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

An earlier version of the story indicated the man drowned when his canoe overturned.

According to a 2013 Gallup Poll, 53% of Americans didn’t want the decision overturned.

We are constantly trying to overturn the stereotype of aggressive dangerous pit bulls.

He was found guilty in 2009 before the conviction was overturned on appeal a year later.

If the call is not overturned, the team that issued the challenge forfeits their timeout.

The league says the replay official should have overturned the ruling and ended the game.

On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada overturned that country’s ban on assisted suicide.

Earlier this year, a Dutch court rejected his third bid to have the conviction overturned.

In August, an Indonesian high court overturned an earlier conviction from a district court.

The appeal was filed by Samsung seeking to overturn damages earlier awarded to the company.

Ortega said he’s confident the full court will overturn the ruling by the three-judge panel.

In doing so, he overturned a lower court’s attempt to put her on trial for attempted suicide.

The judge, however, overturned that sentence and sent him to death row, as Alabama law allows.

I don’t think it’s right for the courts to overturn the will of the people, he told reporters.

A cargo vessel hit the ferry, causing it to overturn and trapping passengers on its lower deck.

The penalty was overturned and Kiel remained on the field as medical personnel attended to him.

Sales of several players allowed the club to overturn a ?49.4 million loss the previous season.

Last May, a federal appeals court overturned that ruling by calling the Java API copyrightable.

New Jersey is waging a court battle to overturn a ban on sports betting in all but four states.

936702 While he accepts the court’s decision to overturn their sentences, he remains conflicted.

269807 He has asked the CCRC to examine his file in the hope of having his conviction overturned.

It was discovered overturned off Yamaguchi Prefecture, also in western Japan, in the early morning.

43039 An 11-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals overturned that conviction in April.

The 5th Circuit sets law for Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi unless the Supreme Court overturns it.

Wysocky says three of the victims were inside an overturned SUV or van, and the fourth was in a car.

The key part of that law was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010.

Sixty-seven votes are needed to overturn any presidential veto of legislation regarding an Iran deal.

Saturday’s ruling overturns previous convictions ranging from a death sentence to 15 years in prison.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they saw a white, four-door Kia SUV overturned alongside the road.

Company attorneys argued the award should be overturned, saying Janssen meant no harm and hurt no one.

Woodcox has been convicted twice of the guard’s murder, and each time the verdict has been overturned.

An appellate court must reach unanimous agreement to overturn an acquittal .

The court also overturned the acquittal of 21 accused.

Once again, an appeal court had overturned a jury acquittal .