- Penalty, sanctions (law) imposed by a court, judge or public administration
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Other articles related to "law, laws":
... Organic law, a fundamental law Organic statute, literally "regulations for an organ", with "organ" meaning an organization or governmental body Organic Articles, a French law presented in 1802 ...
... The first legal text is the Law of the Twelve Tables, dating from mid-5th century BC ... Terentilius Arsa, proposed that the law should be written, in order to prevent magistrates from applying the law arbitrarily ... to send a delegation to Athens, to copy the Laws of Solon they also dispatched delegations to other Greek cities for like reason ...
... Before the Twelve Tables (754–449 BC), private law comprised the Roman civil law (ius civile Quiritium) that applied only to Roman citizens, and was bonded to religion ... beginning of our city, the people began their first activities without any fixed law, and without any fixed rights all things were ruled despotically, by kings" ... It is believed that Roman Law is rooted in the Etruscan religion, emphasising ritual ...
... 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 ... civile a new juridical class is created the ius honorarium, which can be defined as "The law introduced by the magistrates who had the right to promulgate edicts ... 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:
“Here, lads, we live by the law of the taiga. But even here people manage to live. Dyou know who are the ones the camps finish off? Those who lick other mens left-overs, those who set store by the doctors, and those who peach on their mates.”
—Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)
“We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; yet we know that a person is justified not by the works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ. And we have come to believe in Christ Jesus, so that we might be justified by faith in Christ, and not by doing the works of the law, because no one will be justified by the works of the law.”
—Bible: New Testament, Galatians 2:15-16.
“The so-called law of induction cannot possibly be a law of logic, since it is obviously a proposition with a sense.Nor, therefore, can it be an a priori law.”
—Ludwig Wittgenstein (18891951)