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  • n  the quality of failing to conform to law

  • But it also a license to do good; to disclose injustice and unlawfulness and inequities; and to encourage their swift correction.
  • The derailment last week of Linda Chavez's nomination as Labor Secretary refocused attention on the unlawfulness of harboring or employing illegal immigrants.
  • Says Kolakowski ironically: "A social system based on unlawfulness, oppression and unhappiness, when it masks itself with humanistic phraseology, does not, in spite of appearances .
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  • Time to focus on US government’s unlawful behaviour
    Russia's decision to grant Snowden temporary asylum should allow governments and others to focus on the sweeping nature and unlawfulness of the US government’s surveillance programmes. August 1, 2013 International Russia's decision to grant Edward Snowden temporary asylum is a positive development and should allow governments and civil society to focus on the sweeping nature and unlawfulness of ...
    Aug. 1, 2013 - Amnesty International

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