- Due process, the concept that governments must respect the rule of law
- Legal process, the proceedings and records of a legal case
- Service of process, an official notice of a legal proceeding
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Other articles related to "law, laws":
... the Royal Assent and becoming part of the law of England ... Canons require Royal Licence and Royal Assent, but form the law of the church, rather than the law of the land ...
... Before the Twelve Tables (754–449 BC), private law comprised the Roman civil law (ius civile Quiritium) that applied only to Roman citizens, and was bonded to religion undeveloped, with attributes of strict ... the beginning of our city, the people began their first activities without any fixed law, and without any fixed rights all things were ruled despotically, by kings" ... It is believed that Roman Law is rooted in the Etruscan religion, emphasising ritual ...
... we can see the development of more flexible laws to match the needs of the time ... created the ius honorarium, which can be defined as "The law introduced by the magistrates who had the right to promulgate edicts in order to support ... The adaptation of law to new needs was given over to juridical practice, to magistrates, and especially to the praetors ...
... The first legal text is the Law of the Twelve Tables, dating from mid-5th century BC ... Terentilius Arsa, proposed that the law should be written, in order to prevent magistrates from applying the law arbitrarily ... the patricians to send a delegation to Athens, to copy the Laws of Solon they also dispatched delegations to other Greek cities for like reason ...
... Organic law, a fundamental law Organic statute, literally "regulations for an organ", with "organ" meaning an organization or governmental body Organic ...
Famous quotes containing the word law:
“America has always been a country of amateurs where the professional, that is to say, the man who claims authority as a member of an élite which knows the law in some field or other, is an object of distrust and resentment.”
—W.H. (Wystan Hugh)
“No. I am not the law in your mind,
the grandfather of watchfulness.
I am the law of your members,
the kindred of blackness and impulse.
See. Your hand shakes.
It is not palsy or booze.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Theres no law against taking off a spaceship. Its never been done so they havent gotten around to prohibiting it.”
—Rip Van Ronkel, and Robert A. Heinlein (19071988)