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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

Related Words

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 impact on state constitutional law of Chief Justice Durham's extra-judicial service activities also has been widespread.
Thorough coverage of rules, exceptions, and nuances of constitutional law, and
Bechir Tekkari, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research stressed, on the occasion, the evolution of constitutional law which he described as a "resurrection of the concept of constitutional law".
Instead of taking politics out of constitutional law, they want to take constitutional law away from the courts.
Second, there is nothing about American constitutional law that would preclude the recognition of these rights.
Supreme Court cases as well as a searchable database of decisions back to 1893; a history of the Constitution; and reviews of the hottest topics in constitutional law, including a summary and analysis of criminal law and procedure decisions of the 1998-99 Supreme Court Term by Solomon L.
A comprehensive guide to understanding the theory and implications of constitutional law as it relates to tax-exempt organizations
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.
established in 1999 to publish books and journal in the fields of European and international law, will begin the publication of European Constitutional Law Review with an issue in the first quarter of 2005.
Each participant was asked to write a short paper describing the canon of constitutional law, either as reflected in his or her choices, or in the range of materials available in the field.
McConnell, a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and well-known constitutional law scholar, as Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law.
Treating constitutional law as "the genus" and the constitutional law of individual countries as "the various species," this comparative law handbook--edited by Tushnet (law, Harvard Law School, US), Fleiner (emeritus, U.
One of the main issues about the Election Code is its legitimacy after the new Constitution was adopted, which refers us to the respective constitutional law with regard to the elections," said Medet Tulegenov, former Executive Director of the Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan and independent expert, in an interview with AKIpress.
Some constitutional law experts say the American Civil Liberties Union's campaign to remove a small cross from the Los Angeles County seal and similar efforts elsewhere in the country help build a foundation for challenges against communities like San Francisco, San Diego or Santa Barbara.
Some ten years ago we began to put together a coursebook in American constitutional law for senior undergraduates.
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