un·​re·​view·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈvyü-ə-bəl How to pronounce unreviewable (audio) \

Definition of unreviewable

: not able or allowed to be examined, inspected, or reviewed : not reviewable unreviewable power

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The rule is bizarre—all non-flagrant contact fouls are left to a referee's judgement and deemed unreviewable, except in this specific instance—and even the apparently correct application prompts a double take. Andrew Sharp, SI.com, "An Inexplicable Calls Stains a Legendary NBA Finals Thriller," 1 June 2018 Congress has unreviewable authority to determine what constitutes high crimes and misdemeanors. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, "Forget Collusion. Can Mueller Prove Russia Committed Cyberespionage?," 11 Dec. 2017 Some national security law experts have said that there is agreement the executive branch does not have unreviewable discretion to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens captured on a battlefield, but that the military has some leeway to make a decision. Washington Post, "U.S. judge to question nearly 3-month detention of unnamed American ISIS suspect," 11 Dec. 2017 In months of litigation, the administration seems not to have learned that courts simply do not buy arguments that his actions are unreviewable. Jennifer Rubin, The Denver Post, "Opponents of Trump’s travel ban must be tired of winning," 13 June 2017

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circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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un·​re·​view·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈvyü-ə-bəl\

Legal Definition of unreviewable

: not reviewable the failure to raise distinctly at trial the matter being objected to ordinarily renders a claim unreviewable on appealState v. Person, 577 A.2d 1036 (1990)

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