In general, a rule of being or of conduct, established by an authority able to enforce its will; a controlling regulation; the mode or order according to which an agent or a power acts.
In morals: The will of God as the rule for the disposition and conduct of all responsible beings toward him and toward each other; a rule of living, conformable to righteousness; the rule of action as obligatory on the conscience or moral nature.
An organic rule, as a constitution or charter, establishing and defining the conditions of the existence of a state or other organized community.
In philosophy and physics: A rule of being, operation, or change, so certain and constant that it is conceived of as imposed by the will of God or by some controlling authority; as, the law of gravitation; the laws of motion; the law heredity; the laws of thought; the laws of cause and effect; law of self-preservation.
Legislation passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, or passed over his veto.
Public Law/Private Law: An act of Congress that has been signed by the president or passed over his veto by Congress. Public bills, when signed, become public laws, and are cited by the letters PL and a hyphenated number. The digits before the hyphen correspond to the Congress, and the one or more digits after the hyphen refer to the numerical sequence in which the bills were signed by the president during that Congress. Private bills, when signed, become private laws. ( See also Pocket Veto, Slip Laws, Statutes at Larg U.S. Code.) back to top of L, M, N glossary
an act or bill which has become part of the legal code through passage by Congress and approval by the President (or via Congressional override).
An act of Congress that has been signed by the President or passed over his veto by Congress becomes law.
The Jewish or Mosaic code, and that part of Scripture where it is written, in distinction from the gospel; hence, also, the Old Testament.
the first five books of the bible, called also Torah, Pentatech, or Law of Moses.
The portions of God's word which show us our sin and our inability to save ourselves from sin and death. It is also used to refer to portions of the Old Testament section of the Bible.
The body of teaching in the first five books (the Pentateuch) of what is now called the Old Testament - the "books of Moses." Many Jews included as part of the Law the oral "tradition of the Elders."
Legal science; jurisprudence; the principles of equity; applied justice.
the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
Every physical or biological principle which founds and regulates the becoming of the matter.
Any edict, decree, order, ordinance, statute, resolution, judicial, decision, usage, etc., or recognized, and enforced, by the controlling authority.
Trial by the laws of the land; judicial remedy; litigation; as, to go law.
A law is any public order or decision that is binding upon those to whom it is addressed. The law exists in many forms and to list just a few: constitutional law, statutory law, decisions, regulations, executive orders, local laws and ordinances.
the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"
The location code used in UNL Libraries catalog records for the Schmid Law Library, located at 152 McCCollum Hall on East Campus. See map.
Chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code.
A legal code demanding observance and punishing violators. Romans 2:12-29
See code, case.
natural law; scientific law. Natural laws summarize patterns that recur in a large amount of data. Unlike human laws, natural laws don't forbid or permit; they describe.
A statement that summarizes the results observed in an experiment that is repeated many times by many different scientists. A scientific law is widely accepted as true or as a fact.
a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
A scientific statement that always applies, such as the law of gravity.
This was the list of God's perfect standards given to the nation of Israel. The Ten Commandments are only a small portion of all the Law. There are hundreds of other religious, ceremonial, and civil laws that governed the nation of Israel. We are not obligated to try and keep the Law or suffer all the penalties of the ceremonial and civil code today, because Christ fulfilled the Law. This does not mean that we are to break them, but that the moral law will be fulfilled in us by the Holy Spirit as we are controlled by Him and it is this controlling or filling that we are to maintain by being in fellowship with Him. (Romans 8:2-4; Galatians 3:24,25)
of Return Passed by Knesset in July 1950 stating that "Every Jew has the right to come to (Israel) as an olah (new immigrant)."
Law is the name of God as perfect order and harmony in action. God as law provides for the consistent and orderly outworking of divine ideas into manifestation.
the demand and expectation of God
Kenya: A Judicial Precedent Seated dressed in red-over-black robes with horse-hair wigs on their heads, Kenya's judges gave a healthy jolt to the country's new democratic culture by sitting in what was dubbed the launch of the first 'Judiciary Open Day'. It was an event which allowed members of the public to explain their experiences with the judiciary. The event was held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi on Friday 15th February, 2007. That date was three days to another major national jolt - the official acceptance of DEDAN KIMATHI as a national hero by marking the 50th anniversary of his death by hanging in the hands of British colonialists. Dedan Kimathi was the boss of the MAU MAU guerrilla army which fought British troops in colonial Kenya . allAfrica.com | 5 hours and 31 minutes ago
Nigeria: Monarch,12 Others Charged With Murder The traditional ruler of Ogbunike, Igwe John Umenyiora, aged 62 years and 12 others were yesterday arraigned before an Oyi Magistrate Court sitting in Nteje, on a 37- count charge of murder and arson, offences punishable under the criminal law of Anambra State. allAfrica.com | 11 hours and 3 minutes ago
Law is a Dark Horse Comics supervillain. He first appeared in Division 13 #1 (1994). He appeared in comics published under both the Comics' Greatest World and Dark Horse Heroes imprints.
Law is the first episode of the first season of US version of Da Ali G Show. It first aired on February 21, 2003 on HBO.
Light Anti-Tank Weapon.
Light Antitank Weapon
lubricating oil, weapons
A law is a statement of what always occurs under certain circumstances. It generally refers to a sequence of events in nature that have been observed to occur with unvarying uniformity under the same conditions. Examples include the law of gravitation, the gas laws, the laws of motion, and the law of conservation of energy.
A descriptive generalization about how some aspect of the natural world behaves under stated circumstances. For example, one of Newton's laws of motion that states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
A description of how a natural phenomenon will occur under certain circumstances.
A relationship that has been substantially verified through empirical test.
Verified Statement Describing Relationship Between Given & Outcome LBSC Long Beach State College, Long Beach, CA, USA
a term applied to a model that, within its limitations, has been repeatedly verified for a number of different situations