Legal

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

Some articles on legal:

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 ... and suggests that Manion rethink his factual/legal position ...
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 2003 until August ... 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 ... √Čireann to reform the Office and provide a firm legal basis for grants and confirmations of arms ...
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 ...
Solicitor
... A solicitor is a lawyer who traditionally deals with any legal matter including conducting proceedings in court ... 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 ... However, in Canada, New Zealand and most Australian states, the legal profession is now for practical purposes "fused", allowing lawyers to hold the ...

More definitions of "legal":

  • (adj): Having legal efficacy or force.
    Synonyms: sound
  • (adj): Of or relating to jurisprudence.
    Example: "Legal loophole"
  • (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:

    ... 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)

    It has come to this, that the friends of liberty, the friends of the slave, have shuddered when they have understood that his fate was left to the legal tribunals of the country to be decided. Free men have no faith that justice will be awarded in such a case.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Hawkins: The will is not exactly in proper legal phraseology. Richard: No: my father died without the consolations of the law.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)