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practice of law, law
n. the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"
natural law, law
n. a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
law of nature, law
n. a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
legal philosophy, law, jurisprudence
n. the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
law
n. legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
police force, law, constabulary, police
n. the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
jurisprudence, law
n. the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Law
n. [the legislation concerned with violations of law, esp. crimes]
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standard, criterion
n. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
standard, criterion
n. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
charter
n. a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
legislative act, statute
n. an act passed by a legislative body
edict
n. a formal or authoritative proclamation
enjoinment, cease and desist order, enjoining, injunction
n. (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
codification, code
n. a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, Maxim
n. English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
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