Legal

  • (adj): Established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on legal:

Solicitor
... A solicitor is a lawyer who traditionally deals with any legal matter including conducting proceedings in court ... In the United Kingdom, a few Australian states, Hong Kong and the Republic of Ireland, the legal profession is split between solicitors and barristers (or, in Scotland, advocates), and a lawyer ... Some legal graduates will start off as one and then decide to become the other ...
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 September ... the power to grant arms, had been 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 ... Heraldry 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 ... suspends the conversation and suggests that Manion rethink his factual/legal position ...
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 ...

More definitions of "legal":

  • (adj): Of or relating to jurisprudence.
    Example: "Legal loophole"
  • (adj): Having legal efficacy or force.
    Synonyms: sound
  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of the profession of law.
    Example: "The legal profession"
  • (adj): Allowed by official rules.
    Example: "A legal pass receiver"

Famous quotes containing the word legal:

    Courage, then, for the end draws near! A few more years of persistent, faithful work and the women of the United States will be recognized as the legal equals of men.
    Mary A. Livermore (1821–1905)

    In ‘70 he married again, and I having, voluntarily, assumed the legal guilt of breaking my marriage contract, do cheerfully accept the legal penalty—a life of celibacy—bringing no charge against him who was my husband, save that he was not much better than the average man.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    We should stop looking to law to provide the final answer.... Law cannot save us from ourselves.... We have to go out and try to accomplish our goals and resolve disagreements by doing what we think is right. That energy and resourcefulness, not millions of legal cubicles, is what was great about America. Let judgment and personal conviction be important again.
    Philip K. Howard, U.S. lawyer. The Death of Common Sense: How Law Is Suffocating America, pp. 186-87, Random House (1994)