nonacquiescence

noun
non·​ac·​qui·​es·​cence | \ ˌnän-ˌa-kwē-ˈes-ᵊns \

Legal Definition of nonacquiescence

: an administrative agency's disagreement with and refusal to follow judicial precedent in cases before the agency to which the precedent applies

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“Nonacquiescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/nonacquiescence. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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