- Clinger–Cohen Act, a United States federal law that is designed to improve the way the federal government acquires and manages information technology
- Flast v. Cohen, a U.S. Supreme Court case holding that a taxpayer has standing to sue the government to prevent an unconstitutional use of taxpayer funds
- Cohen v. California, a U.S. Supreme Court case dealing with freedom of speech
- Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., a U.S. Supreme Court case establishing that freedom of the press does not exempt newspapers from generally applicable laws
- Cohens v. Virginia, a U.S. Supreme Court decision most noted for the Marshall Court's assertion of its power to review state supreme court decisions in criminal law matters
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... In the period between about 201 to 27 BC, we can see the development of more flexible laws to match the needs of the time ... the ius honorarium, which can be defined as "The law introduced by the magistrates who had the right to promulgate edicts in order to support, supplement or ... The adaptation of law to new needs was given over to juridical practice, to magistrates, and especially to the praetors ...
Famous quotes containing the word law:
“There ought to be a law against necessity.”
—E.Y. Harburg (18981981)
“Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a mans nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.”
—Francis Bacon (15611626)
“One of the reforms to be carried out during the incoming administration is a change in our monetary and banking laws, so as to secure greater elasticity in the forms of currency available for trade and to prevent the limitations of law from operating to increase the embarrassment of a financial panic.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)