question of law

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Noun1.question of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decidequestion of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide
question, head - the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
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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As a magistrate, he had generally some point of law to consult John about, or, at least, some curious anecdote to give; and as a farmer, as keeping in hand the homefarm at Donwell, he had to tell what every field was to bear next year, and to give all such local information as could not fail of being interesting to a brother whose home it had equally been the longest part of his life, and whose attachments were strong.
Genestas and the doctor exchanged glances; each concealed his amazement at the ingenious device by which the man had sought to learn the truth about this point of law.
I don't pretend to know how the point of law may stand, but I'm thoroughly confident upon the point of fact.
Delamayn consulted me on a dry point of law, in which a friend of his was interested," said Sir Patrick.
At the end of the last hearing, the court ordered that we file written addresses within a specific time frame, the defense did this in strict compliance with the order of court and on June 15, 2017, we filed our written addresses and the prosecution reacted by filing their address on June 30 while we relied on point of law on July 10, 2017.
Nicole Lawrence "Counsel for the respondent has lodged an application for the court to consider a point of law of general public importance," she said.
The judgment stated that the review jurisdiction does not allow re-hearing of a decided case more so when the Court has given conscious and deliberate decision on the point of law as well as of fact while disposing of the constitution petition before it.
Judges in Belfast refused Damien McLaughlin's application after rejecting claims his case raised a point of law of general public importance.
So it is rare for lawyers to be on the same side of a controversy or point of law.
The ruling could lead to a rush of appeals, although the court warned that its decision did not mean that all past convictions in which the specific point of law at issue played a part should be overturned.
I am being punished for not knowing this obscure point of law.
COULD anyone of your good readership, please clarify a point of law for me?