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.
Ministry of Planning, Development, and Reform of Pakistan and the National Development and Reform Commission of China need to commence such consultations within legal , legislative, and judicial context keeping in mind the Pakistani and Chinese legal system.
WHAT can one say of a legal system where it takes on average 25 years for a case to wind its way through the courts before it is finally disposed of?
For allied health practitioners and nurses, this text explains the foundational knowledge needed to understand the legal system, biomedical ethics, and current controversial health issues, including the language of the legal system and the critical thinking skills needed to deal with these issues.
SCOTLAND has had its own legal system from time immemorial.
The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System and the National Center for State Courts have released a new roadmap to guide states as they implement changes to make state courts more efficient and effective--and those five jurisdictions will serve as demonstration pilots as they follow the roadmap and implement civil justice reform.
The case took a year in the legal system before the Court of Appeal in Assir finally endorsed the verdict issued by a court in Uhud Rufidah province.
He said that the legal system can be improved and providing better facilitating the Bar and Bench equally, as they both are two wheels of judicial system.
One can read her previous work to grasp more fully the underlying arguments for certain key premises, but Judicial Review in an Objective Legal System can stand on its own.
One clear example of this is the apparent readiness with which Aboriginal people utilised the British legal system to settle their own traditional legal disputes.