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Perez de San RomanApellido.Rate it:

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roman candlefireworkRate it:

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roman de cape et d'épéeA romantic, melodramatic tale (e.g. Dumas , Les Trois Mousquetaires).Rate it:

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román paladinoExpresión fácilmente comprensible y sin floriturasRate it:

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román paladinoLengua romance vernácula, por oposición al latínRate it:

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toey as a Roman sandalExtremely anxious for sex.Rate it:

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common lawcommon law (law developed by judges)Rate it:

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the law is an assThe law, as created by legislators or as administered by the justice system, cannot be relied upon to be sensible or fair.Rate it:

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above the lawExempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.Rate it:

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against the lawUsed other than as an idiom: see against, the, law.Rate it:

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against the lawIllegal, forbidden by law.Rate it:

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break a lawTo violate a law.Rate it:

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common lawUsed other than as an idiom: see common, law.Rate it:

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common lawOne of two legal systems in England and in the United States before 1938 (the other being equity).Rate it:

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common lawLaw developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals (also called case law), as distinguished from legislative statutes or regulations promulgated by the executive branch.Rate it:

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in lawrelations by marriageRate it:

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law LatinBarbarous Latin.Rate it:

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law of the jungleThe survival of the fittest, strongest or most cunning.Rate it:

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lay down the lawTo promulgate law.Rate it:

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lay down the lawTo present the law that applies to a given case.Rate it:

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lay down the lawTo authoritatively or dogmatically assert what is permitted or not permitted.Rate it:

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lemon lawA law dealing with defective items, especially automobiles, and consumers' rights.Rate it:

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let go an anchor to the windward of the lawTo keep within the letter of the law.Rate it:

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long arm of the lawThe influence or effectiveness of law enforcement institutions; law enforcement officers collectively.Rate it:

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necessity knows no lawSomeone who is desperate cannot be expected to obey the rules, or keep the law.Rate it:

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one's word is lawRequests or orders of (a person) should definitely be fulfilled.Rate it:

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possession is nine points of the lawDated form of possession is nine-tenths of the law.Rate it:

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possession is nine-tenths of the lawOne who has possession of a thing has some right to it; a popular statement of the doctrine of adverse possession.Rate it:

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sign into lawTo sign as a mark of official approval.Rate it:

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take the law into one's own handsTo punish someone according to one's own idea of justice and without consideration for the role of law enforcement authorities.Rate it:

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the law is a assAlternative form of the law is an ass.Rate it:

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the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.Rate it:

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there ought to be a lawIndicates disapproval of a situation.Rate it:

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there oughta be a lawEye dialect spelling of there ought to be a law.Rate it:

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there oughtta be a lawEye dialect spelling of there ought to be a law.Rate it:

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bring backTo reenact an old rule or law.Rate it:

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bring inTo introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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no harm, no foulEncapsulation of the idea that although technically a breach of some code or law may have occurred there is no need for punishment, apology or retribution if no actual damage occurred.Rate it:

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opinio juris sive necessitatisThe principle of International Law where states believe or accept that a practice exists and must be followed because of a rule of Law requiring it, to the extent that it becomes part of the body of norms known as international Customary Law. See the Lotus CaseRate it:

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quid pro quo(law) This for that; giving something to receive something else; something equivalent; something in return.Rate it:

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rogues' galleryA set of pictures of convicted or suspected criminals used in law enforcement investigations to help witnesses identify suspects.Rate it:

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trial by mediaThe process by which media coverage affects a person's reputation by creating a widespread perception of guilt or innocence, often before, or after, a verdict in a court of law.Rate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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il fait la pluie et le beau temps dans cette maisonHis will is law in that house; He is the boss of that show (fam.).Rate it:

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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

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(1) respondere (de iure or ius)to give a legal opinion, decision on points of law.Rate it:

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(ex) iure, lege agere cum aliquoto go to law with a person.Rate it:

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a lege discedereto transgress a law.Rate it:

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activist judgeA judge or justice who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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