laws laws  /ˈlɔz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The Supreme Court has reaffirmed an individual's right to gun ownership, but don't expect gun control laws to go away.

News

  1. Push for stricter gun laws facing tough opposition

    The push for stricter gun laws in the six months since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has had mixed results. Since that day, 44 people have been killed in ten mass shootings. And, 86 state gun laws have been …
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WPIX 11 New York

  2. Federal Laws Clash Over California Massacre Site

    Two federal laws are clashing on the dusty shores of California’s Owens Lake....
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Indian Country Today

  3. Patent Laws Aren't Preventing Copycat Firms like Apple and Samsung

    Patent Laws Aren't Preventing Copycat Firms like Apple and Samsung        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. Speaking of replacing Souter, the president told reporters at the time: "I will seek someone who understands that justice isn't about some abstract legal theory or footnote in a casebook; it is also about how our laws affect the daily realities of...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. ...previous two times, the administration and the Republican-controlled Congress changed the law to block detainees from court.Writing for the five-four majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy said: "THE LAWS AND CONSTITUTION ARE DESIGNED TO...
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: The Associated Press

  3. What Sosa said: "I have never taken illegal performance-enhancing drugs. I have never injected myself or had anyone inject me with anything. I've not broken the laws of the United States or the laws of the Dominican Republic."
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: Sammy Sosa Source: New York Daily News

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