public law


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public law

n.
1. The aspect of law concerned with the state acting in its sovereign capacity, as in its interactions with other governments or its prosecution of individuals for crimes.
2. A law affecting the public.

public law

n
1. (Law) a law that applies to the public of a state or nation
2. (Law) the branch of law that deals with relations between a state and its individual members. Compare private law

pub′lic law′


n.
1. a law or statute that applies to all the people of a state or nation.
2. the laws dealing with individuals and the state or with relations among government agencies. Compare private law.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.public law - a law affecting the public at largepublic law - a law affecting the public at large
law - legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
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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In the new public law courts he disliked the restrictions laid on the lawyers conducting cases.
For example, a proposal under Topic I might outline a presentation on orientation programs, mentoring, and training for a public law office.
Public Law 280 created many problems for tribal justice systems, ultimately resulting in higher crime rates for tribes in Public Law 280 states than for tribes in non-Public Law 280 states.
This contract thus provides consulting services, expertise, legal assistance and legal representation in public law.
The main objective of this article is to highlight the importance of public law analysis in the presidential studies field.
The Dubai Notary Public Law has come to influence the business sector in Dubai positively and provide the clients of Dubai Courts Department (DCD) with friendly solutions to process transactions.
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Retired law librarian Selwyn and Eldridge (Grayson County, Texas Law Library) introduce the little known special library by defining the public law library, reviewing its history, and discussing its administration and operations.
Foundations of Public Law is penned by Martin Loughlin; (1) it builds on and deepens his earlier work, particularly The Idea of Public Law.
The most common public law remedy is by way of judicial review, although there is also scope to pursue public law issues through declarations in claims for damages, inquest verdicts, Ombudsman and complaints schemes and public inquiries.
In 1992, taxpayers and the states were given guidance on the meaning of the term "solicitation" for purposes of Public Law No.
The Supreme Court would not allow a public body to avoid its public law duties through either a "scheme" or a delegation.
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