Illegal, or unlawful, is used to describe something that is prohibited or not authorized by law.

Illegal may also refer to:

  • Law
    • Crime, the practice of breaking the law
    • An illegal immigrant - see illegal immigration
    • Illegal resident spy
  • Entertainment
    • Illegal (1932 film), a British film
    • Illegal (1955 film), an American film
    • Illegal (2010 film), a 2010 Belgian film
    • Illegal (group), a 1990s rap group
    • "Illegal" (song), a track from pop singer Shakira's 2005 release, Oral Fixation Vol. 2

Famous quotes containing the word illegal:

    It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry.... If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    No more astounding relic of the subjection of women survives in western civilization than the status of the prostitute.... In connection with what other illegal vice is the seller alone penalized, and not the buyer?
    Crystal Eastman (1881–1928)

    Consider the vice president, George Bush, a man so bedeviled by bladder problems that he managed, for the last eight years, to be in the men’s room whenever an important illegal decision was made.
    Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)