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Noun1.legal principle - (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
principle - a rule or standard especially of good behavior; "a man of principle"; "he will not violate his principles"
jus sanguinis - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents
jus soli - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is determined by the place of birth
preemption, pre-emption - the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject
relation back, relation - (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; "his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Turkey's position regarding 1915 events is based on historical facts and principle of law," according to the statement.
A fundamental principle of law in this country, as I understand it, is that a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
aaBulgaria is going to work for a stable basis of the future European Union resting on the principles of freedom, democracy and regard of human rights and fundamental freedoms, as well on the principle of law and the fundamental social rightsaa, he added.
The accused are in complete violation of settled principle of law as well as provisions of Section 17(a) and 17(e) (ii) (v) of the 1969 Securities and Exchange Ordinance, and all enabling provisions.
That's a principle of law which must always be followed,' he said.
Such decisions will make the shame we have long felt from the violation of the principle of law more visible.
Approximately 45 jurisdictions worldwide have enacted specific netting legislation, while netting in a number of other jurisdictions applies as a general principle of law.
Approximately forty five jurisdictions worldwide have enacted specific netting legislation, while netting in a number of other jurisdictions applies as a general principle of law.
Amin has appreciated the great efforts being exerted by the special tribunal in judging the crimes in Darfur in assertion to the principle of law and the authority of the Sudan's judiciary on the conflicts in Darfur.
applies a general principle of law, it typically does so without any

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