Law

Area of knowledge or study of the principles and regulations established in a state or community by some authority and binding on its people, whether in the form of legislation or of custom and policies recognized and enforced by judicial decision. Also the professional practice that deals with these principles and regulations and legal procedure.

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14718
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law
legal studies
studies, legal
rechten Dutch
rechtspraak Dutch
derecho Spanish
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Area of knowledge or study of the principles and regulations established in a state or community by some authority and binding on its people, whether in the form of legislation or of custom and policies recognized and enforced by judicial decision. Also the professional practice that deals with these principles and regulations and legal procedure.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300054412. The J. Paul Getty Trust.