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The process of nullification may refer to:
- Declaring a law to be unconstitutional and have the chance to be nullified or invalidated
- Declaring a law to be null or void in a jurisdiction, or refusing to enforce a law.
- The legal theory that a U.S. State has the right to nullify, or invalidate, any federal law which that state has deemed unconstitutional.
- Jury nullification, a legal term that refers to a jury's right to deliver a verdict in contradiction to written law.
- Body nullification, the practice of removing body parts.
- Physical nullification, a hypothesized process which results when ordinary mass/energy encounters "negative" mass/energy. Not to be confused with annihilation which involves anti-matter.
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