statutory law


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the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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Reich, explicitly drawing on statute-specific doctrine, treats executive orders as subsidiary to statutory law in much the same way that state law is subsidiary to federal law.
Most claims involve tort law -- not statutory law -- and are subject to legal theories and doctrines established by earlier court decisions, although a future court may reverse those decisions.
The brief noted that "various documents and texts" figured in the development of American law, among them English common and statutory law, Roman law, the civil law of continental Europe and private international law.
He said such exercise by the said department is unconstitutional as FTO was created as a result of statutory law and it could not use constitutional power.
These matters have concerned challenges under federal statutes such as the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, as well as state statutory law claims and common law claims, including those bringing challenges to eligibility determinations under Treasury's Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).
Other reasons judges can't be just law appliers are the complexity and confusion engendered by a stratified legal system, that is, state statutory law, state common law, state constitutional law, federal statutory law, federal common law, federal constitutional law.
This introductory text focuses on empirically supported practice in forensic clinical psychology, concentrating on scope of practice, therapeutic jurisprudence, and case law and statutory law related to practice in forensic psychology.
Dannel Malloy and the leadership of the Connecticut General Assembly misused the so-called "emergency certification" exception to circumvent the safeguards of the normal legislative process, and were in violation of Connecticut statutory law when passing Senate Bill 1160, a package of strict gun-control regulations.
The 1874 Arkansas Constitution, which, of course, has precedence over statutory law, says, 'The sessions of each house and of committees of the whole shall be open unless when the business is such as ought to be kept secret.
California's landmark conservation banking program, launched by executive order in 1995, was the first of its kind nationwide -- but until now was never part of statutory law.
The resolution also noted Overton chaired the Supreme Court's Matrimonial Commission from 1981-86, that made recommendations to the Legislature to improve the law of mediation, arbitration, and equitable distribution, which were adopted and are now statutory law in Florida.
The statutory law of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) is a case in point.
In the course of executing the sales agreement the respective employees are planned to be transferred to the HiTech Group's local affiliate, too, however with German, Austrian and Italian labor law respectively continuing to applv according to statutory law.
Codified or statutory law does little to offer us insights, since statutory law is generally viewed as prescribing behavior not developing a semantic dictionary.
Under a statutory law, migrant workers from the island nation have to register themselves with the SLBFE prior to their departure for overseas work posts.
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