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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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hapiness, right to pursue

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The constitutional right to pursue any lawful business or activity.

hard case

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A lawsuit involving equities that tempt a judge to stretch or even disregard a principle of law at issue.


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A written direction or command delivered by a court or judge.

fast land

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Land that is above the high-water mark and that, when flooded by a government project, is subject to a governmental taking.

delegation doctrine

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The principal limiting the Congress's ability to transfer its legislative power to another governmental branch.

Pro Bono service

Law; US law

A judge encourage lawyer to provide pro bono publico legal services without abuse of prestige of her office.


Law; US law

A legal procedure for dealing with debt problems of individuals and businesses; specifically, a case filed under one of the chapters of title 11 of the United States Code (the ...