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ABA urges halt to `signing statements'

Presses protection of checks and balances

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / August 9, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The American Bar Association's House of Delegates voted yesterday to call on President Bush and future presidents not to issue ``signing statements" that claim the power to bypass laws, and it urged Congress to pass legislation to help courts put a stop to the growing practice. (Full article: 849 words)

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