unreviewable

adjective
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

Examples of unreviewable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If, however, the Supreme Court decides the decision to rescind DACA is unreviewable, that leaves the door open for a future administration to reimplement the program. Renae Reints, Fortune, "The Supreme Court Will Hear 3 DACA Cases Today. Here’s What’s at Stake," 12 Nov. 2019 The Government argues that the Census Act commits to the (Commerce) Secretary’s unreviewable discretion decisions about what questions to include on the decennial census questionnaire. Justin Wingerter, The Denver Post, "Colorado wins at the U.S. Supreme Court on census citizenship question," 27 June 2019 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 The Government argues that the Census Act commits to the (Commerce) Secretary’s unreviewable discretion decisions about what questions to include on the decennial census questionnaire. Justin Wingerter, The Denver Post, "Colorado wins at the U.S. Supreme Court on census citizenship question," 27 June 2019 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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First Known Use of unreviewable

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Unreviewable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreviewable. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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unreviewable

adjective
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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