legal system

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Noun1.legal system - a system for interpreting and enforcing the laws
system - a procedure or process for obtaining an objective; "they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"
bail - the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial); "he is out on bail"
jury system - a legal system for determining the facts at issue in a law suit
patent system - a legal system for protecting the rights of inventors
tax system - a legal system for assessing and collecting taxes
electoral system, voting system - a legal system for making democratic choices
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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'Legal systems of the world are now recognising that they are not perfect,' Bilawal remarked, adding that it is even more applicable to the local legal system where poor and needy lack efficient legal representation and the powerful dominate through their influence.
"Legal systems of the world are now recognising that they are not perfect," Bilawal remarked, adding that it is even more applicable to the local legal system where poor and needy lack efficient legal representation and the powerful dominate through their influence.
In the legal systems of the world pardons are a rare and exceptional instance presidential pardons are even more so.