law law  /ˈlɔ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the collection of rules imposed by authority
  2. (n) legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
  3. (n) a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
  4. (n) a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature
  5. (n) the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
  6. (n) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
  7. (n) the force of policemen and officers

Usage(s):

  1. There are the beginnings here of a possible pattern in Cheney's thoughts--the suggestion that violations of law in the service of a greater national good are forgivable.
  2. Fed up with thankless conditions, many lawyers are taking a hike.
  3. The first conviction According to the old common-law rule, a man who forces his wife to have sexual intercourse with him cannot be convicted of rape.

News

  1. Law Offices of Todd M. Garber Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Accretive Health, Inc.

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of the securities of Accretive Health, Inc.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Law Offices of Todd M. Garber Announces Investigation of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc.

    The Law Offices of Todd M. Garber announces that it is investigating potential claims against Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation On Behalf of Investors of Uni-Pixel, Inc.

    Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against Uni-Pixel, Inc. concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I strongly support the law and the principle that the people should elect their Senator," Kennedy wrote in a letter to Gov. Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. "I also believe it is vital...
    on Aug 20, 2009 By: Edward Kennedy Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "It is clear to me that my life has become completely unmanageable because I am addicted to alcohol and drugs," Lohan said in a statement. "I broke the law and today I took responsibility by pleading guilty to the charges in my case."
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Washington Post

  3. Moments later, Clinton said that she was fighting against misguided Republican policies "when you were practicing law and representing your contributor : in his slum landlord business in inner city Chicago."
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: FOXNews

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