An appeal was made to the civil courts, which decided (1839) in favour of the New School; but this decision was overruled and a new trial ordered.
In 1897 a decision of Chief Justice Kotze was overruled by an act of the volksraad.
These protests were overruled by the majority of the ministers, who invoked dynastic and monarchical considerations in favor of a desperate stand, however hopeless, in defence of the last remnants of the colonial empire of Spain.
Dean's suggestion of placing the little fellow out of doors in the trash was overruled by his more compassionate wife who pointed out the resulting reduced chances of January survival.
West Virginia demurred, but was overruled, and on the 4th of May 1908 a master was appointed to take testimony.