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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Those moans express in the first place all the aimlessness of your pain, which is so humiliating to your consciousness; the whole legal system of nature on which you spit disdainfully, of course, but from which you suffer all the same while she does not.
And do you suppose, from the character of our legal system, that they will accept, or that they are in a position to accept, this fact-- resting simply on a psychological impossibility--as irrefutable and conclusively breaking down the circumstantial evidence for the prosecution?
Oh, don't say anything," cried the atheist cobbler, dancing about in an ecstasy of admiration of the English legal system. For no man is such a legalist as the good Secularist.
Build a legal system that provides sanctity to contractual relations, and you will see an upward surge in economic prosperity.
In her job, she would accompany clients to court and help them navigate the legal system.
Ms Kgari lost in tribunal after tribunal and, having exhausted the legal system, she went on the BBC where she was allowed a platform to state her case unchallenged.
Ms Kgari lost in tribunal after tribunal and having exhausted the legal system she went on the BBC where she was allowed a platform to state her case unchallenged.
Bharara, the one-time US federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, shows why each step of this process is crucial to the legal system. Bharara uses anecdotes and case histories from his legal career -- the successes as well as the failures -- to illustrate the realities of the legal system, and the consequences of taking action.
The Operation of International law in the Russian Legal System: A Changing Approach
This law remains in place today in Haudenosaunee communities: an Indigenous legal system, distinctive, complex, and principled.
Indeed, the legal system of the country is facing many issues.