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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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Anyway, by that time the rest of the country seemed to be discovering state constitutional law. It was really interesting: the "reemergence" of state constitutional law, the "rediscovery" of state constitutional law.
Lawyer Surendra Ananth, who is the co-chair of the Bar Council's constitutional law committee, said the solicitor-general can carry out any of the AG's functions and can as an acting AG still advise on the drafting of laws since it is carried out by the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC).
Much of contemporary constitutional law scholarship is devoted to attempting to refute this proposition by arguing that divorcing the Constitution from its original meaning does not leave judges free to enact their policy preferences because they will still be restrained by, for example, tradition, morality, or principles of justice.
This book is ultimately about a key constitutional law doctrine considered within its deep contexts.
The Constitutional Law of Russia, as well as that of the countries with the Anglo-Saxon and Roman systems, includes all the norms that have constitutional meaning, regardless of the source that contains them.
Chapter four contains what might be described as the heart of the argument of the book, as Hirschl here lays out the manner in which the promotion and practice of constitutional law regularly constrains theocratic impulses in nations with large religious majorities.
Following a meeting with President Marzouki, expert in constitutional law Chafik Sarsar shed light on some flaws in the draft text, particularly the chapter on rights and freedoms.
A symposium titled 'Freedom of Expression on the Internet and Constitutional Laws at the time of the Arab Spring' will be held from 7pm on March 19 at the Doha Sheraton.
These issues are defining America, and ultimately all are decided under constitutional law.
Given the need for a comprehensive, treatise-like treatment of state constitutions that transcends individual jurisdictions, Williams's book will almost certainly become the go-to treatise for the next generation of state constitutional law practitioners and scholars.
Summary: Mexico - Prominent Moroccan jurist, Nadia Bernoussi, was elected vice--president of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), on Wednesday in Mexico, a delegation of Moroccan jurists said.
Summary: The 26th training session of the International Academy of Constitutional Law (AIDC) was launched on Friday in Tunis.
The Articles presented in this Issue address the intersection of state constitutional rights and the common law, (1) the need for a state-focused approach to understanding state constitutional law, (2) develop a working theory of state constitutions, (3) and discuss the strategic wisdom of the plaintiffs in the case challenging California's Proposition 8 (banning same-sex marriage) having brought a federal constitutional challenge.
Abdul-Malik al-Rimawi's new book "Political Systems and Constitutional Law".
Taking a cue from Professor Laurence Tribe's decision to abandon the third edition of his constitutional law treatise, (1) the organizers of this symposium have asked us to address whether constitutional law is in crisis.
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