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No authority can, on any pretense whatsoever, be exercised over the citizens of this state, but such as is or shall be derived from and granted by the people of this state.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Civil Rights Law - CVR § 2. Supreme sovereignty in the people - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/civil-rights-law/cvr-sect-2/
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