What is legal?

  • (adj): Allowed by official rules.
    Example: "A legal pass receiver"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on legal:

Genealogical Office - Questions Over Legal Status of The Office
... Due reportedly to uncertainty concerning the legal validity of grants of arms in the Republic of Ireland, the post of Chief Herald remained vacant from September 2003 until August 2005 ... arms, had been inherited after Irish independence in 1922, but a series of legal judgments have undermined this view, and doubts over the status of the Office of the Chief Herald are not entirely resolved ... Heraldry Bill was introduced into Seanad √Čireann to reform the Office and provide a firm legal basis for grants and confirmations of arms ...
Anatomy Of A Murder - Legal Aspects
... One controversial legal issue in this film is possible witness coaching, a violation of legal canons ... The only plausible legal defense Lt ... suspends the conversation and suggests that Manion rethink his factual/legal position ...
Homebrewing - Legality
... Country Homebrewing Home distillation Germany Legal. 200 liters of beer per household per year may be produced without taxation, but notification of the local customs office is necessary ...
Gender-neutral Pronoun - English - Modern English - Legal Controversy
... The Persons Case, the legal battle over whether Canadian women counted as legal persons eligible to sit in the Senate, partially turned on such a point ...
... A solicitor is a lawyer who traditionally deals with any legal matter including conducting proceedings in court ... In the United Kingdom, a few Australian states, Hong Kong and the Republic of Ireland, the legal profession is split between solicitors and barristers (or, in ... However, in Canada, New Zealand and most Australian states, the legal profession is now for practical purposes "fused", allowing lawyers to hold the title of "barrister and solicitor" and ...

More definitions of "legal":

  • (adj): Of or relating to jurisprudence.
    Example: "Legal loophole"
  • (adj): Having legal efficacy or force.
    Synonyms: sound
  • (adj): Established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.
  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of the profession of law.
    Example: "The legal profession"

Famous quotes containing the word legal:

    The disfranchisement of a single legal elector by fraud or intimidation is a crime too grave to be regarded lightly.
    Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901)

    It has come to this, that the friends of liberty, the friends of the slave, have shuddered when they have understood that his fate was left to the legal tribunals of the country to be decided. Free men have no faith that justice will be awarded in such a case.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The steps toward the emancipation of women are first intellectual, then industrial, lastly legal and political. Great strides in the first two of these stages already have been made of millions of women who do not yet perceive that it is surely carrying them towards the last.
    Ellen Battelle Dietrick, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 13, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)