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Article Seven (other)
Article Seven may refer to: * Article Seven of the United States Constitution * Article 7 of the European Convention on Human Rights * Article 7 of the Treaty on European Union, which details the sanctions if the values of the EU are breached by a member state {{Disambiguation ...
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Article Seven Of The United States Constitution
Article Seven of the United States Constitution sets the number of state ratifications necessary for the Constitution to take effect and prescribes the method through which the states may ratify it. Under the terms of Article VII, constitutional ratification conventions were held in each of the thirteen states, with the ratification of nine states required for the Constitution to take effect. Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution, doing so on December 7, 1787. On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the Constitution, ensuring that the Constitution would take effect. Rhode Island was the last state to ratify the Constitution under Article VII, doing so on May 29, 1790. Text Background On September 20, 1787, three days after its adoption by the Constitutional Convention, the drafted Constitution was submitted to the Congress of the Confederation for its endorsement. After eight days of debate, the opposing sides came to the first of man ...
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Article 7 Of The European Convention On Human Rights
Article 7 of the European Convention on Human Rights sets limits on criminalisation, forbidding ''ex post facto'' criminalisation by signatory countries. Text Case law * Kokkinakis v. Greece (no violation found, 8:1) *Vassili Kononov (no violation found, 14:3) * Nikola Jorgic (no violation found, unanimously) *Nikolay Tess (2008 - decision on admissibility postponed) * Mykolas Burokevičius (no violation found, unanimously) *Handyside v United Kingdom (no violation found) *Maktouf and Damjanović v. Bosnia and Herzegovina (2013; violation found, unanimously) Other judgements involving Article 7 * Ines Del Rio: Case of the Parot doctrine The Parot doctrine (Spanish: doctrina Parot) refers to a 2006 Spanish Supreme Court decision to deny persons convicted of serious crimes specific rights that are granted by Spanish law that limit or reduce the maximum term of imprisonment. Law Spai .... Literature References {{Articles of the European Convention on Human Rights 7 ...
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