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administrative law
n. the procedures created by administrative agencies (governmenta...
antitrust laws
n. acts adopted by Congress to outlaw or restrict business practi...
blue sky laws
n. laws intended to protect the public from purchasing stock in f...
case law
n. reported decisions of appeals courts and other courts which ma...
conflict of law
n. a situation in which both state and federal laws or courts, or...
consumer protection laws
n. almost all states and the federal government have enacted laws...
court of law
n. any tribunal within a judicial system. Under English common la...
criminal law
n. those statutes dealing with crimes against the public and memb...
law
n. 1) any system of regulations to govern the conduct of the peop...
law book
n. any of numerous volumes dealing with law, including statutes, ...
law of admiralty
n. statutes, customs and treaties dealing with actions on navigab...
law of the case
n. once a judge has decided a legal question during the conduct o...
lawsuit
n. a common term for a legal action by one person or entity again...
mercantile law
n. that broad area of the law (also called commercial law), statu...
military law
n. regulations governing the conduct of men and women in the arme...
positive law
n. statutory man-made law, as compared to "natural law," which is...
question of law
n. an issue arising in a lawsuit or criminal prosecution which on...
unlawful detainer
n. 1) keeping possession of real property without a right, such a...

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