right of petition

Legal Definition of right of petition

: a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to petition the government for a redress of grievances

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“Right of petition.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/right%20of%20petition. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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