Usage examples for enforcement

  1. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania pronounced it unconstitutional, and advised the issue of a temporary injunction to prevent its enforcement by the officials charged with that function. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  2. He condemned the law as at war with Scripture and the rights of the master, and its enforcement as injurious to the best interests of the community. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  3. They recognize that law enforcement is first the duty of local police and local government. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. No other case in his 21 years in law enforcement had as much overwhelming evidence as this one, yet the jury had let Wandii walk. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  5. Beyond the ken of a community to which the enforcement of the revenue laws had long been merely so much out of every man's pocket and dish, into the all- devouring treasury of Spain. – Madame Delphine by George W. Cable
  6. If there is to be peace and good will between the several parties in industry, it will surely not be brought about by the enforcement upon unwilling groups of a method which in their judgment is not adapted to their peculiar needs. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  7. Cannot our best law- enforcement agencies find the real perpetrators of these crimes? – Prologue to an Analogue by Leigh Richmond
  8. By the ejection of 1602, through a too stringent enforcement of the new Act of Uniformity, she had lost the services of some of the most devoted of her Puritan sons, men whose views were in many cases no way distinguishable from those which had been held without rebuke by some of the most honoured bishops of Elizabeth's time. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton