public law(redirected from Jus publicum)
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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
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|Noun||1.||public 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"
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