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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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Despite all of that, mining companies and industry groups then filed suit calling the rules capricious.
filed suit to intervene on behalf of two welfare-reform advocacy groups, the American Legislative Exchange Council and the Empowerment Network Foundation.
POGO joined in with a few others and filed suit against 16 oil companies for the lost revenue across the country.
A man filed suit against a topless club, claiming a dancer gave him whiplash during his bachelor party when she bumped him with her breasts.
The Service did not respond to the refund claim; T's estate filed suit in August 1997.
The Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations has filed suit challenging the LAX master plan, saying the city cannot adequately mitigate traffic impacts.
11 terrorist attacks, five groups of insurers filed suit against the al Qaeda terrorist organization, five Middle Eastern states, a host of alleged terrorists and terrorist organizations, and several financial institutions, seeking subrogation for $4 billion in property/casualty losses and as much as $450 billion in other losses for their roles in planning, financing, executing and assisting in the attacks.
Rebecca Moeller filed suit in 1999 as a 14-year-old in Muscogee County's public school system, claiming that the First Amendment protects her right not to be taught evolution.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit in U.
Last year the Indiana Civil Liberties Union filed suit against Gov.
Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ:MOLX)(NASDAQ:MOLXA), a global electronic components company, today reported it filed suit last Thursday, January 25, against FCI in the United States District Court in Nevada.
15, 1994, Analyses, Conseils Informations, ACI, filed suit in the District Court Tribunal de Grande Instance in Paris, against 4th Dimension Software Ltd.
Gray Davis filed suit Thursday challenging the ballot-qualification process, while Granada Hills Assemblyman Keith Richman said he is ``seriously'' considering running for the state's highest office.
CHILD once again filed suit to challenge the payments.
NYSE: ABT) Fujisawa filed suit against Medco on May 5, 1993, alleging that Medco breached a contract to develop and market Adenoscan and infringed a Fujisawa patent covering the use of adenosine for cardioplegia solutions.