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Of or pertaining to the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties.

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Annotation is the note or commentary, often with reference to other authority; like American Law Reports, an annotated reporter.

American law reports

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An annotated reporter by Lawyers Cooperation Publishing Company is called as American Law Reports and is revised every year.


Law; US law

Under authority of the federal bankruptcy act, individuals and companies may be relieved of most of their debt.


Law; US law

Constitution is the highest and fundamental form of law.Amendments in constitution are added after approval.


Law; US law

A law book containing opinions of the court, also called cases. A report, as opposed to a reporter, is generally official, meaning it is published by or under the authority of the ...

res judicata

Law; US law

The doctrine that a case that has been decided on its merit will not be re-litigated, is termed as res judicata.

respondeat superior

Law; US law

A doctrine according to which one in a supervisory position, such as an attorney, will be held accountable for the acts of those under his supervision.