- 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":
... Organic law, a fundamental law Organic statute, literally "regulations for an organ", with "organ" meaning an organization or governmental body Organic ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ... to send a delegation to Athens, to copy the Laws of Solon they also dispatched delegations to other Greek cities for like reason ...
... to 27 BC, we can see the development of more flexible laws to match the needs of the time ... ius civile a new juridical class is created the ius honorarium, which can be defined as "The law introduced by the magistrates who had the right to ... The adaptation of law to new needs was given over to juridical practice, to magistrates, and especially to the praetors ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word law:
“The law of nature is, do the thing, and you shall have the power: but they who do not the thing have not the power.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The law is a sort of hocus-pocus science, that smiles in yer face while it picks yer pocket: and the glorious uncertainty of it is of more use to the professors than the justice of it.”
—Charles Macklin (16901797)
“I am now quite lame, from scuffling, all my fingers stiffened by playing ball. Pretty business for a law student. Yes, pretty enough; why not? Good exercise and great sport.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)