The collection of rules imposed by authority:
— Civilization presupposes respect for the law.
Roget 82: conformity, conformance; observance; habituation. naturalization; conventionality etc. (custom) 613; agreement etc. 23. example, instance, specimen, sample, quotation; exemplification, illustration, case in point; object lesson; elucidation. standard, model, pattern etc. (prototype) 22. rule, nature, principle; law; order of things; normal state, natural state, ordinary state, model state, normal condition, natural condition, ordinary condition, model condition; standing dish, standing order; Procrustean law; law of the Medes and Persians; hard and fast rule. ... meer laten zien
Roget 697: precept, direction, instruction, charge; prescript, prescription; recipe, receipt; golden rule; maxim etc. 496. rule, canon, law, code, corpus juris [Lat.], lex scripta [Lat.], act, statute, rubric, stage direction, regulation; form, formula, formulary; technicality; canon law; norm. order etc. (command) 741. ... meer laten zien
Roget 760: permission, leave; allowance, sufferance; tolerance, toleration; liberty, law, license, concession, grace; indulgence etc. (lenity) 740; favor, dispensation, exemption, release; connivance; vouchsafement†. authorization, warranty, accordance, admission. permit, warrant, brevet, precept, sanction, authority, firman; hukm†; pass, passport; furlough, license, carte blanche [Fr.], ticket of leave; grant, charter; patent, letters patent. ... meer laten zien
Roget 922: right; what ought to be, what should be; fitness etc. adj.; summum jus [Lat.]. justice, equity; equitableness etc. adj.; propriety; fair play, impartiality, measure for measure, give and take, lex talionis [Lat.]. Astraea†, Nemesis, Themis. scales of justice, evenhanded justice, karma; suum cuique [Lat.]; clear stage, fair field and no favor, level playing field. morals etc. (duty) 926; law etc. 963; honor etc. (probity) 939; virtue etc. 944. ... meer laten zien
Roget 963: legality; legitimacy, legitimateness. legislature; law, code, corpus juris [Lat.], constitution, pandect†, charter, enactment, statute, rule; canon etc. (precept) 697; ordinance, institution, regulation; bylaw, byelaw; decree etc. (order) 741; ordonnance†; standing order; plebiscite etc. (choice) 609. legal process; form, formula, formality; rite, arm of the law; habeas corpus; fieri facias [Lat.]. [Science of law] jurisprudence, nomology†; legislation, codification. equity, common law; lex [Lat.], lex nonscripta [Lat.]; law of nations, droit des gens [Fr.], international law, jus gentium [Lat.]; jus civile [Lat.]; civil law, canon law, crown law, criminal law, statute law, ecclesiastical law, administrative law; lex mercatoria [Lat.]. constitutionalism, constitutionality; justice etc. 922. [institution for deciding questions of law] court, tribunal etc. 966. [person who presides at a court or tribunal] judge etc. 967. [specialist in questions of law] lawyer, attorney, legal counsel etc. 968. ... meer laten zien
is een bredere term voor o.a.: administrative law | canon law, ecclesiastical law | civil law | case law, common law, precedent | international law, law of nations | law of the land | martial law | commercial law, law merchant, mercantile law | military law | Law of Moses, Mosaic law | Islamic law, sharia, sharia law, shariah, shariah law | statutory law | securities law | tax law ... meer laten zien.
heeft als een onderdeel: lawn2.
lid domeincategorie: impounding, impoundment, internment, poundage | award, awarding | appointment | remission, remit, remitment | novation | subrogation | disbarment | chance-medley | derogation | recission, rescission | abatement of a nuisance, nuisance abatement | production | lawn6, practice of law | law practice | civil wrong, tort | delinquency, juvenile delinquency | comparative negligence | concurrent negligence | contributory negligence | criminal negligence, culpable negligence | neglect of duty | barratry | champerty | criminal maintenance, maintenance | false pretence, false pretense | resisting arrest | sedition | sex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse, sexual assault | kidnapping, snatch | actual possession | constructive possession | criminal possession | intervention | objection | recusation | filibuster | debarment | recusal, recusation | alienation | lawmaking, legislating, legislation | trust busting | enactment, passage | law enforcement | legal duty | false imprisonment | imprisonment | commutation, re-sentencing | contempt | contempt of Congress | contempt of court | civil contempt | contumacy | criminal contempt | obstruction of justice | due process, due process of law | action, action at law, legal action | case, causa, cause, lawsuit, suit | civil suit | class-action suit, class action | countersuit | criminal suit | moot | bastardy proceeding, paternity suit | antitrust case | counterclaim | custody case | lis pendens | legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings | adoption | appeal | reversal | affirmation | bankruptcy | receivership | judicial proceeding, litigation | custody battle | vexatious litigation | notification, presentment | naturalisation, naturalization | judgement, judgment, judicial decision | cognovit judgement, cognovit judgment, confession of judgement, confession of judgment | default judgement, default judgment, judgement by default, judgment by default | non pros, non prosequitur | final decision, final judgment | judgement in personam, judgment in personam, personal judgement, personal judgment | judgement in rem, judgment in rem | dismissal, judgement of dismissal, judgment of dismissal | judgement on the merits, judgment on the merits | judgement on the pleadings, judgment on the pleadings, summary judgement, summary judgment | opinion, ruling | Bakke decision | finding | finding of fact, verdict | conclusion of law, finding of law | compromise verdict | directed verdict | false verdict | general verdict | quotient verdict | special verdict | acquittal | murder conviction | rape conviction | robbery conviction | dispossession, eviction, legal ouster | ouster | actual eviction | constructive eviction, eviction | retaliatory eviction | legalisation, legalization, legitimation | legitimation | trial | Scopes trial | review | judicial review | plea | double jeopardy | criminal prosecution, prosecution | test case, test suit | defence, defense, demurrer, denial | entrapment | mistrial | retrial | hearing | administrative hearing | competence hearing | fair hearing | quo warranto | divorce, divorcement | legal separation, separation | condemnation | drug war | annulment, invalidation | dissolution of marriage | amnesty, free pardon, pardon | spoliation | permissive waste, waste | parole | probation | reprieve, respite | bar | bench | court, courtroom | courthouse | dock | messuage | color of law, colour of law | effect, force | infection | advowson | human right | easement | privilege | entitlement | civil right | civil liberty | habeas corpus | freedom of religion | freedom of speech | freedom of the press | freedom of assembly | freedom to bear arms | freedom from search and seizure | right to due process | freedom from self-incrimination, privilege against self incrimination | freedom from double jeopardy | right to speedy and public trial by jury | right to an attorney | right to confront accusors | freedom from cruel and unusual punishment | freedom from involuntary servitude | equal protection of the laws | right to vote, suffrage, vote | freedom from discrimination | equal opportunity | eminent domain | enfranchisement, franchise | patent right | right of election | right of entry | right of re-entry | right of offset | right of privacy | enjoyment, use | usufruct | visitation right | jurisdiction, legal power | venter | presumption | principle, rationale | malice aforethought, mens rea | premeditation | mitigating circumstance | probable cause | nuisance | legal system | bail | jury system | patent system | tax system | electoral system, voting system | judicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle | jus sanguinis | jus soli | pre-emption, preemption | relation, relation back | assumed name, DBA, Doing Business As, fictitious name | geographical indication, GI | rundown, summation, summing up | instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document | derivative, derivative instrument | negotiable instrument | docket | passport | ship's papers | manifest | copy, transcript | joint resolution | debenture | power of attorney | letters of administration | letters testamentary | act, enactment | anti-drug law | anti-racketeering law, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, RICO, RICO Act | antitrust law, antitrust legislation | statute of limitations | constitution, fundamental law, organic law | Constitution, Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, United States Constitution, US Constitution | public law | legislation, statute law | enabling legislation | federal job safety law, occupational safety and health act | advice and consent | statute book | bill, measure | appropriation bill | bill of attainder | bottle bill | farm bill | trade bill | blue law | blue sky law | gag law | game law | homestead law | poor law | Riot Act | criminal law | court order | decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript | consent decree | curfew | decree nisi | divestiture | judicial separation, legal separation | prohibition | stay | stay of execution | cease and desist order, enjoining, enjoinment, injunction | mandatory injunction | final injunction, permanent injunction | interlocutory injunction, temporary injunction | brief, legal brief | amicus curiae brief | testament, will | probate, probate will | codicil | living will | deed, deed of conveyance, title | assignment | bill of sale | deed poll | enfeoffment | mortgage deed | title deed | deed of trust, trust deed | conveyance | quitclaim, quitclaim deed | muniments | warrant | search warrant | arrest warrant, bench warrant | death warrant | cachet, lettre de cachet | reprieve | commutation | licence, license, permit | letters patent, patent | judgement, judgment, legal opinion, opinion | concurring opinion | dissenting opinion | majority opinion | amnesty, pardon | acquittance, release | judicial writ, writ | assize | certiorari, writ of certiorari | execution, writ of execution | execution, execution of instrument | habeas corpus, writ of habeas corpus | venire facias | mandamus, writ of mandamus | attachment | fieri facias | scire facias | sequestration | writ of detinue | writ of election | writ of error | writ of prohibition | writ of right | authorisation, authorization, mandate | process, summons | subpoena, subpoena ad testificandum | subpoena duces tecum | gag order | garnishment | interdict, interdiction | citation | monition, process of monition | ticket | bill of Particulars | pleading | affirmative pleading | alternative pleading, pleading in the alternative | answer | evasive answer | plea | counterplea | dilatory plea | libel | defective pleading | demurrer | rebuttal, rebutter | replication | rejoinder | special pleading | surrebuttal, surrebutter | surrejoinder | plea bargain, plea bargaining | legislative act, statute | enabling act, enabling clause | ordinance | special act | rule of evidence | legal code | penal code | U. S. Code, United States Code | building code | fire code | health code, sanitary code | specification | connivance, secret approval, tacit consent | libel | Bill of Rights | First Amendment | Fifth Amendment | Fourteenth Amendment | Eighteenth Amendment | Nineteenth Amendment | cause of action | submission | evidence | testimony | corpus delicti | direct evidence | res gestae | circumstantial evidence, indirect evidence | corroborating evidence | hearsay evidence | state's evidence | declaration | attestation | affidavit | verification | subornation | alibi | caveat | jactitation | dictum, obiter dictum | written agreement | matter of law, question of law | sidebar | pretrial, pretrial conference | arbitration | citation | deposition | cross-examination | direct examination | redirect examination, reexamination | disclaimer | demur, demurral, demurrer | dissent | discovery | judicial admission, stipulation | allegation | subornation of perjury | combination in restraint of trade | law firm | Conservative Judaism | bar, legal community, legal profession | Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice, Justice Department | BJA, Bureau of Justice Assistance | FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation | circuit court of appeals | circuit | military court | moot court | night court | provost court | police court | probate court | quarter sessions | superior court | Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Court | high court, state supreme court, supreme court | traffic court | trial court | judicial branch | panel, venire | grand jury | hung jury | petit jury, petty jury | blue ribbon jury, special jury | admiralty law, marine law, maritime law | domicile, legal residence | defendant, suspect | advocate, counsel, counsellor, counselor, counselor-at-law, pleader | amicus curiae, friend of the court | assignee | assignor | attorney general | barrister | chief justice | contractor | conveyancer | client | defense attorney, defense lawyer | divorce lawyer | filer | intervenor | Jane Doe | John Doe | judge advocate general | jurist, legal expert | justice of the peace | lawgiver, lawmaker | attorney, lawyer | legal representative | legislator | liquidator, receiver | litigant, litigator | next friend | notary, notary public | ordinary | owner, proprietor | legal assistant, paralegal | party | complainant, plaintiff | prevailing party | promulgator | prosecuting attorney, prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor | public defender | referee | reversioner | Richard Roe | solicitor | transferee | transferor | trial attorney, trial lawyer | trial judge | trier | legal guardian, trustee | ux., uxor | vouchee | attestant, attestator, attestor, witness | witness | estate for life, life estate | assignment, grant | heritage, inheritance | accretion | bequest, legacy | devise | jointure, legal jointure | heirloom | interest, stake | vested interest | relief | actual damages, compensatory damages, general damages | nominal damages | exemplary damages, punitive damages, smart money | legal fee | reversion | escheat | satisfaction | recognisance, recognizance | record | legal relation | fiduciary relation | bank-depositor relation | confidential adviser-advisee relation | conservator-ward relation | director-stockholder relation | executor-heir relation | attorney-client relation, lawyer-client relation | partner relation | receiver-creditor relation | trustee-beneficiary relation | legal status | civil death | citizenship | marital status | marriage, matrimony, spousal relationship, union, wedlock | bigamy | civil union | common-law marriage | rule of law | legal representation | diplomatic immunity | limitation | republish | attorn | prove | recuse | filiate | charge | plead | plea-bargain | re-examine | challenge, take exception | get off | pardon | amnesty | extenuate, mitigate, palliate | convict | reconvict | condemn, doom, sentence | capacitate | recuse | file, register | docket | docket | verify | attest, bear witness, take the stand, testify | bear witness, evidence, prove, show, testify | plead | demur | counterclaim | give | stultify | convey | render, submit | prefer | probate | bail out | gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, lag, put away, put behind bars, remand | bind over | aggrieve | adjective, procedural | essential, substantive | alienable | undue | alterable | unalterable | incompetent, unqualified | consensual | revertible | fungible | ancestral, hereditary, patrimonial, transmissible | intra vires | ultra vires | major | minor, nonaged, underage | covert | moot | testate | intestate | null, void | evidentiary | appellant, appellate | residuary | reversionary | therefor | scienter | settlor, trustor ... meer laten zien.
Pools: porządek prawny, prawnictwo, prawo, prawodawstwo, ustawodawstwo
Legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity.
is een bredere term voor o.a.: anti-drug law | anti-racketeering law, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, RICO, RICO Act | antitrust law, antitrust legislation | statute of limitations | constitution, fundamental law, organic law | public law | blue law | blue sky law | gag law | homestead law | poor law | Riot Act | prohibition ... meer laten zien.
A rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society.
synoniem: natural law.
Nederlands: natuurrecht, wet, spelregel
A generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature:
— The laws of thermodynamics.
synoniem: law of nature.
is een bredere term voor o.a.: all-or-none law | principle, rule | Archimedes' principle, law of Archimedes | Avogadro's hypothesis, Avogadro's law | Bernoulli's law, law of large numbers | Benford's law | Bose-Einstein statistics | Boyle's law, Mariotte's law | Coulomb's Law | Dalton's law, Dalton's law of partial pressures, law of partial pressures | distribution law | equilibrium law, law of chemical equilibrium | Fechner's law, Weber-Fechner law | Fermi-Dirac statistics | Charles's law, Gay-Lussac's law, law of volumes | Henry's law | Hooke's law | Hubble's law, Hubble law | Kepler's law, Kepler's law of planetary motion | Kirchhoff's laws | law of averages | law of constant proportion, law of definite proportions | law of diminishing returns | law of effect | law of equivalent proportions, law of reciprocal proportions | law of gravitation, Newton's law of gravitation | Dalton's law, law of multiple proportions | law of mass action | law of thermodynamics | Mendel's law | law of motion, Newton's law, Newton's law of motion | Ohm's law | Pascal's law, Pascal's law of fluid pressures | exclusion principle, Pauli exclusion principle | Mendeleev's law, periodic law | Planck's law | Planck's radiation law | principle of relativity | power law, Stevens' law, Stevens' power law | Weber's law ... meer laten zien.
is een onderdeel van: theory.
Nederlands: wet, wetmatigheid
The branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do.
is een specifiek soort: philosophy.
Nederlands: jurisprudentie, recht, rechtsgeleerdheid
Pools: prawoznawstwo, prawnictwo, prawo, nauka prawa, jurysprudencja
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.
synoniem: practice of law.
is een specifiek soort: learned profession.
Nederlands: rechtsgeleerdheid, rechtswetenschap
The force of policemen and officers:
— The law came looking for him.
is een bredere term voor o.a.: European Law Enforcement Organisation, Europol | gendarmerie, gendarmery | Mutawa, Mutawa'een | Mounties, RCMP, Royal Canadian Mounted Police | New Scotland Yard, Scotland Yard | secret police | Schutzstaffel, SS | posse, posse comitatus.
Nederlands: hermandad, kit, politie, politie-apparaat, politieapparaat, politiemacht, prinsemarij, wet
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Dogberry, Eighteenth Amendment, John Law, Procrustean law, Prohibition Party, Volstead Act, a priori truth, act, appointment, assize, axiom, ban, bill, bluecoat, bobby, brevet, bring action against, bring into court, bring suit, bring to justice, bring to trial, brocard, bull, bylaw, canon, code, command, commandment, contraband, convention, cop, copper, criminology, criterion, declaration, decree, decree-law, decreement, decretal, decretum, denial, dick, dictate, dictation, dictum, diktat, disallowance, drag into court, edict, edictum, embargo, enactment, exclusion, exigency, fiat, flatfoot, flattie, forbiddance, forbidden fruit, forbidding, forensic psychiatry, form, formality, formula, formulary, fundamental, gendarme, general principle, go into litigation, go to law, golden rule, guideline, guiding principle, gumshoe, imperative, implead, index, index expurgatorius, index librorum prohibitorum, inhibition, injunction, institute, institution, interdict, interdiction, interdictum, ipse dixit, jurisprudence, jus, law of nature, legal chemistry, legal medicine, legal science, legislation, lex, litigate, mandate, maxim, measure, medical jurisprudence, medico-legal medicine, mitzvah, moral, necessity, no-no, nomography, norm, norma, order of nature, ordinance, ordonnance, peeler, pig, postulate, precept, preclusion, prescribed form, prescript, prescription, prevention, principium, principle, proclamation, prohibition, prohibitory injunction, pronouncement, pronunciamento, proposition, proscription, prosecute, prosecute at law, put in suit, put on trial, refusal, regulation, rejection, repression, rescript, restrictive covenants, rubric, rule, ruling, ruling out, seek in law, seek justice, self-evident truth, senatus consult, senatus consultum, set form, settled principle, shamus, standard, standing order, statute, sue, sumptuary laws, suppression, taboo, take to court, tenet, the cops, the fuzz, the law, theorem, truism, truth, ukase, universal law, universal truth, working principle, working rule, zoning, zoning laws ... meer laten zien.
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