void for vagueness

Definition of "void for vagueness"
  1. A law or rule that is so unclear or ambiguous that a typical person cannot determine what it means or how to apply it, making it unconstitutional particularly in criminal cases
How to use "void for vagueness" in a sentence
  1. Due to being void for vagueness, the controversial law was finally struck down.
  2. Their legal argument was that the ordinance was void for vagueness and couldn't be enforced properly.
  3. The petitioners challenged the statute, claiming it was void for vagueness and violated their rights.

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