President Jeremy Ben-Ami said, "such a Draconian step would widely undermine confidence" in U.S. leadership.
Any Draconian shift on climate change policies would be most detrimental to the energy sector Sunbelt states.
Depending on your political views this is either a time of dynamic reform or Draconian backsliding in Australia.
In 2010, dozens of cities, performers and professional groups boycotted Arizona because of its Draconian immigration law.
If he wins reelection, he can always find a way to back off his Draconian proposals.
After binding the Jew hand and foot by these Draconian regulations there was indeed no necessity for further insulting him.
There were, however, some exceptions even to this Draconian system.
It was certainly impossible for him to join them when he had not yet learned about the Draconian reforms.
To walk these two miles per diem is a Draconian law which I impose upon myself during all seasons of the year.
He read the sentence through three times, and then recollected that he had not looked up the Draconian reforms.
1876 (earlier Draconic, implied from 1640s), from Draco, Greek statesman who laid down a code of laws for Athens 621 B.C.E. that mandated death as punishment for minor crimes. His name seems to mean literally "sharp-sighted" (see dragon).