Legal

  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of the profession of law.
    Example: "The legal profession"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on legal:

Gender-neutral Pronoun - English - Modern English - Legal Controversy
... The Persons Case, the legal battle over whether Canadian women counted as legal persons eligible to sit in the Senate, partially turned on such a point ...
Genealogical Office - Questions Over Legal Status of The Office
... Due reportedly to uncertainty concerning the legal validity of grants of arms in the Republic of Ireland, the post of Chief Herald remained vacant from ... inherited after Irish independence in 1922, but a series of legal judgments have undermined this view, and doubts over the status of the Office of the Chief Herald are not entirely resolved ... Bill was introduced into Seanad √Čireann to reform the Office and provide a firm legal basis for grants and confirmations of arms ...
Homebrewing - Legality
... Country Homebrewing Home distillation Germany Legal. 200 liters of beer per household per year may be produced without taxation, but notification of the local customs office is necessary ...
Anatomy Of A Murder - Legal Aspects
... One controversial legal issue in this film is possible witness coaching, a violation of legal canons ... The only plausible legal defense Lt ... conversation and suggests that Manion rethink his factual/legal position ...
Solicitor
... A solicitor is a lawyer who traditionally deals with any legal matter including conducting proceedings in court ... Hong Kong and the Republic of Ireland, the legal profession is split between solicitors and barristers (or, in Scotland, advocates), and a lawyer will usually only hold ... in Canada, New Zealand and most Australian states, the legal profession is now for practical purposes "fused", allowing lawyers to hold the title of "barrister and ...

More definitions of "legal":

  • (adj): Established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.
  • (adj): Allowed by official rules.
    Example: "A legal pass receiver"
  • (adj): Of or relating to jurisprudence.
    Example: "Legal loophole"
  • (adj): Having legal efficacy or force.
    Synonyms: sound

Famous quotes containing the word legal:

    ... whilst you are proclaiming peace and good will to men, Emancipating all Nations, you insist upon retaining absolute power over wives. But you must remember that Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken—and notwithstanding all your wise Laws and Maxims we have it in our power not only to free ourselves but to subdue our Masters, and without violence throw both your natural and legal authority at our feet ...
    Abigail Adams (1744–1818)

    There are ... two minimum conditions necessary and sufficient for the existence of a legal system. On the one hand those rules of behavior which are valid according to the system’s ultimate criteria of validity must be generally obeyed, and on the other hand, its rules of recognition specifying the criteria of legal validity and its rules of change and adjudication must be effectively accepted as common public standards of official behavior by its officials.
    —H.L.A. (Herbert Lionel Adolphus)

    Narrative prose is a legal wife, while drama is a posturing, boisterous, cheeky and wearisome mistress.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)