(1) voters legitimize the government through the election of public officials(2) voters legitimize the government through the election of public officials(3) Stamps serve to proclaim and legitimize the authority of rulers.(4) That is a valiant attempt to legitimize the doctrine of common origin, but the logic on which it is based is, I think, fallacious.(5) At some point, the judiciary may need to get involved in that procedure to legitimize it and give the detainees some due process.(6) Oakland county authorities pursued the case against Abraham in order to establish a precedent and legitimize the 1997 law.(7) Meanwhile, the mainstream politicians who support this policy legitimize racism.(8) The international community's role should be to support this self-liberation, not legitimize the illegitimate.(9) It provides the legitimization of external sovereignty and some legal protection against aggression.(10) In truth, disclosure laws have legitimized a form of official corruption - sanitizing activities by publicizing them.(11) Nor does she think that the legislation legitimising it is likely to be revoked in the near future.(12) This is nothing less than the legitimization of the lynch mob.(13) When communities can't control the influx of outsiders and the outsiders are legitimised by central authorities then there is a problem.(14) With the legalisation of the paramilitaries, they hope to legitimise impunity for these crimes against the Colombian people.(15) Held consequently promotes the idea of a transnational democratic legal order circumscribed and legitimized by democratic public law.(16) Now he is suggesting that such steps be legitimized and sanctioned in advance.