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Synonyms for law

Synonyms for law

a principle governing affairs within or among political units

the formal product of a legislative or judicial body

a broad and basic rule or truth

to institute or subject to legal proceedings

Synonyms for law

the collection of rules imposed by authority

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a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society

a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature

the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system

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The system of law norms that is nowadays called Constitutional Law used to regulate only a structure of public authority in Ancient Rome.
Chief Justice Durham also has been increasingly involved in advancing the cause of state constitutional law well beyond her court, through her own scholarly writings as well as through her extensive public service efforts.
Concise explanations of law available for every important topic in constitutional law,
Created in 1984 and composed of some 25 countries over five continents, the International Academy of Constitutional Law (AIDC) headquartered in Tunis, carries out training and research.
The current session will focus its works on science and techniques of constitutional law.
Following the lead of "attitudinalist" political scientists, hordes of law professors now proclaim that constitutional law is nothing but politics, and judges are merely legislators in black robes.
Second, there is nothing about American constitutional law that would preclude the recognition of these rights.
State-church ventures by the present administration involve these perilous decisions: 1) Ignore constitutional law that bans religious qualifying tests for "any office or public trust," 2) Identify religious groups qualified as "faith-based" for public trusts in service, and 3) Provide those groups official status and public funds for government service.
Designed with students and the general public in mind, the FindLaw Constitutional Law Center features an easy-to-read guide that makes constitutional law truly accessible online.
Political scientists will therefore want to teach constitutional law in the most effective manner possible.
com/research/wslp7x/taxexempt) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Tax-Exempt Organizations and Constitutional Law.
For law students outside of the country, this casebook explains South African constitutional law in a comparative context.
Lawyers and legal scholars from Brazil, Germany, and Australia outline constitutional law in Brazil, beginning with a brief narrative of the situation leading to independence from Portugal in 1822 and adopting of a constitution.
The Ombudsman suggested that vacant seats in Parliament should not be occupied until the constitutional law is passed.
With regard to separating people on the basis of characteristics (such as gang affiliation) that one knows for a fact are largely governed by race: I would think that would be an invitation for future litigation,'' said Douglas Kmiec, a constitutional law professor at Pepperdine Law School.
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