sound law


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Noun1.sound law - a law describing sound changes in the history of a language
natural law, law - a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
diachronic linguistics, diachrony, historical linguistics - the study of linguistic change; "the synchrony and diachrony of language"
Grimm's law - a sound law relating German consonants and consonants in other Indo-European languages
Verner's law - a qualification of Grimm's law
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Terming Bangladesh one of the best places to live in, Kuwait Ambassador in Bangladesh Adel Mohammed AH Hayat extolled the law- enforcing agencies in maintaining sound law and order situation across the country.
"As a matter of policy these questions are surely debatable," Justice Neil M Gorsuch wrote for the majority."But as a matter of law the answer is clear." Whether the court's decision is sound law is an argument for those versed in the fine details of statute and precedent.
Kansans for Life Executive Director, Mary Kay Culp, thanked legislators for their diligence in tackling the issue and enacting a sound law crafted to withstand constitutional scrutiny that will stop a horrific procedure.
Peter Boogaard, spokesman for the Homeland Security Department, said the review will be completed expeditiously and the aim is to see ''if there are areas where we can further align our enforcement policies with our goal of sound law enforcement practice.''
Anitra Jankevica, Team Leader IP3, expressed her confidence in the YPAs, "The YPAs reflect the continuing interest of parliament and its associated bodies to help make Pakistan's democracy stronger by employing the most qualified human resource to help in the research and support required for sound law making.
The sheriff built his reputation not with sound law enforcement, but with blustering, strutting anti-immigrant rants, and by housing inmates in tents and forcing them to wear pink underwear.
Lawyers draw on that sound law for humane and valuable work.
It may lead you from the sound law. It is never argued at all but when other points fail."
Holding local elections on time is an absolute necessity, as is ensuring that we have a sound law in place.
A law which is rejected by the public is seldom a sound law ...