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  Law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Law is typically administered through a system of courts in which judges (sometimes with the aid of a jury or lay magistrate) hear disputes between parties, and apply a set of rules in order to provide an outcome that is just and fair.
The area of public law, in a general sense, is the law in a given legal system that concerns the legal organisation of the various branches of government and institutions of state, as well as disputes between the government and private persons within the jurisdiction of the country.
Economic analysis of law (or economics and law) is the term usually employed to describe an approach to legal theory that incorporates and applies the methods and ideas of economics to the concepts of law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Law   (3758 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Law
Human laws, however, must be subordinate to the Divine law, or at least, must not contradict it, for human authority is only a participation in the supreme Divine power of government, and it is impossible that God could give human beings the right to issue laws that are unreasonable and in contravention of His will.
Law is a bond imposed upon the subjects by which their will is bound or in some way brought under compulsion in regard to the performance or the omission of definite actions.
A classification of law, as limited to law administered in the courts, and familiar to Roman jurisprudence, is that of law in the strict sense and equity (jus strictum et jus aequum et bonum).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09053a.htm   (4368 words)

  
 WetFeet.com >
Because law is considered a technical profession not easily comprehended by the untrained, individuals and companies hire professionals—lawyers—to help them comprehend it and conduct the procedures it defines.
In broad terms, lawyers apply their interpretation of the law (the codified rules of their society) to advise their employer or client on completing transactions in compliance with the law or resolving disputes based on current understanding of the law.
Even if you never practice law, you'll earn the right to the title of Esquire, be known as a natural negotiator, and have credentials that invariably position you as a capable and talented candidate in the landscape of job opportunities.
www.wetfeet.com /asp/careerprofiles_overview.asp?careerpk=21   (2249 words)

  
 University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law - Tucson - Arizona
The College of Law announced today the establishment of a nonpartisan national research center to honor the legacy of the late Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
College of Law to hold Water Law & Policy Symposium This Symposium explores water law and policy critical to the southwest from the perspective of practicing attorneys and engaged academics.
The College of Law is delighted to host this lecture, which will examine challenges of different nations’ intellectual property laws and competition regimes for U.S. firms marketing IP-intensive products and services in domestic and foreign markets.
www.law.arizona.edu   (745 words)

  
 Law | The WWW Virtual Library
VL Law currently concentrates on international and comparative law (both public and private).
Forensic Toxicology is, quite literally, the use of toxicology in courts of law.
This is most often understood to mean the analysis of alcohol, drugs, and poisons in body fluids and the interpretation of those analytical results for the benefit of the courts.
vlib.org /Law   (385 words)

  
 UNL College of Law | Home
The College was among the first law schools to be fully accredited by the American Bar Association and was also a charter member of the American Association of Law Schools.
One of the College's early deans, native Nebraskan Roscoe Pound, subsequently served as Dean of the Harvard Law School and earned a reputation as one of the foremost scholars and educators in the history of legal education.
Students have the opportunity to take classes from dedicated teachers who are exploring the frontiers of the law and who are also freely available to students outside the classroom.
law.unl.edu   (391 words)

  
 Law News
Law News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Michigan girls entering the sixth grade next year would have to be vaccinated against cervical cancer under legislation backed Tuesday by a bipartisan group of female lawmakers.
Most elderly and disabled people on Medicare will see their premiums rise to $93.50 a month next year, a 5.6 percent increase that is much lower than had been anticipated.
www.topix.net /law   (802 words)

  
 Indiana University School of Law--Bloomington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Their distinguished accomplishments of service to their communities and the Law School will be honored during an evening celebration at Alumni Weekend 2006, Sept. 29 and 30.
Indiana Law's William Henderson has the 12th-most downloads per paper among all SSRN law authors nationwide who have published at least three new papers within the past year.
Henderson is increasingly recognized as a leading authority on the empirical study of law firms and the legal profession—one of the hottest current legal topics.
www.law.indiana.edu   (586 words)

  
 LegalPoint - Online Legal Resources Directory
Even though the primary health condition of the patient when he reported for consultation is not the responsibility of the medical practitioner, subsequent problems caused by improper approach in curing the health problem is the sole responsibility of the medical practitioner.
The field of bankruptcy law has exploded in recent years, even though the process of filing for bankruptcy really only involves filling out a few forms.
In the US, state and federal laws forbid discrimination in rates of payment, employment, promotion rights, opportunities in education, civil rights and facility usage on the basis of nationality, race, colour, creed, sex, age and sexual orientation.
www.legalpoint.com.au   (582 words)

  
 Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (E-LAW)
Laws: India -- Ban on manufacture and sale of Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola in Kerala
Laws: Sri Lanka -- Food (Control of Import, Labelling and Sale of Genetically Modified Foods) Regulations 2006
We are equipping our partners with state-of-the-art scientific equipment, which enables them to identify the pollutants that are fouling their air and water.
www.elaw.org   (787 words)

  
 Law Merit Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tell what civil law is; tell what criminal law is. Tell the main differences between them.
Go to a law enforcement officer in your neighborhood and ask about his or her responsibilities and duties.
Tell about several laws that were passed to protect the consumer and the seller.
www.meritbadge.com /mb/068.htm   (269 words)

  
 University of Michigan Law School
U-M Law voting discrimination study in Congressional Record.
Michigan Law student named one of 18 U.S. Luce Scholars.
Law students file class action suit on behalf of American Indians.
www.law.umich.edu   (143 words)

  
 University of Miami School of Law: CLE
Each year the Law School conducts a series of continuing legal education (CLE) programs designed to enhance the practicing bar's professional skills and accomplishments.
All CLE courses are aimed at satisfying the current and endlessly challenging information and training needs of today's bar, and are part of an educational continuum which begins in law school and continues throughout a lawyer's professional career.
The Law School recognizes that it serves many constituencies in presenting CLE programs.
www.law.miami.edu /cle   (320 words)

  
 LII / Legal Information Institute @ Cornell Law School
The Legal Information Institute (LII) is a research and electronic publishing activity of the Cornell Law School.
Robles: "We hold, in sum, that the Domestic Relations Law's limitation of marriage to opposite-sex couples is not unconstitutional.
The act begins with the legislative finding that "the guarantee of due process of law under the Constitution of South Dakota applies equally to born and unborn human beings, and that under the Constitution of South Dakota, a pregnant mother and her unborn child, each possess a natural and inalienable right to life."
www.law.cornell.edu   (329 words)

  
 Copyright - Wex
Given the scope of the Federal legislation and its provision precluding inconsistent state law, the field is almost exclusively a Federal one.
To be covered by copyright a work must be originaland in a concrete "medium of expression." See § 102 of the act.
Under current law, works are covered whether or not a copyright notice is attached and whether or not the work is registered.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/copyright.html   (385 words)

  
 Librarians' Internet Index: http://www.lii.org/pub/topic/law
These materials primarily include Federal laws, rules, and regulations; Federal judicial decisions; some state laws; arbitration and mediation; general research and reference sources; professional associations; and legal-related how-to locations." Not searchable.
It is arranged topically by area of the law or type of resource.
Topics include early law codes, canon law, synods and councils, Judaism and the law, Islam and the law, and more.
lii.org /search/file/law   (1398 words)

  
 Law.com — Legal News, Legal Technology, In-House Counsel, Small Firms
But entering this line of work is anything but simple, as it often involves the nuances of regulation and compliance law versus contract acquisition and appropriations.
Coming up are a CD with music from the game in orchestral form, a second game and the ability to play on your mobile phone.
Employment Law: Los Alamos Lab Worker Sues for Exposure to Hydrochloric Acid Fumes
www.law.com   (324 words)

  
 College of Law Home Page
A small school that emphasizes quality over quantity, the College of Law has produced state and national leaders for nearly a century.
College of Law to Launch "Water of the West" Initiative.
Due to the efforts of law professor Barbara Cosens and colleagues across the University, the College of Law will play a central role in creating a new interdisciplinary graduate program in water resources with law, policy and management tracks.
www.law.uidaho.edu   (188 words)

  
 College of Law | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Class of 2009 features 186 students from 28 states and 3 foreign countries and will once again rank among the nation's Top 15 classes based on its LSAT average score of 166 and median grade point average of 3.5.
This incoming class will once again rank #1 in diversity among all state of Illinois and Big Ten Conference law schools with 35% of our students being students of color and nearly half of the class hailing from outside the state of Illinois.
Nearly half of this year's incoming class is female and the entire class hails from 102 different undergraduate institutions.
www.law.uiuc.edu   (242 words)

  
 FL Dept Rev - Law Main
The Florida Department of Revenue Tax Law Library was first published for public use in fall 1994.
The library was made available to the Public on the Department's public access computers located in the lobbies of our service centers, on our dial-in server, and by CD-ROM vendor subscription.
Your comments concerning the Tax Law Library are valuable and most welcome.
www.myflorida.com /dor/law   (194 words)

  
 Internet Legal Research Group - Law, Lawyer, Lawyers, Attorney, Attorneys and Legal Resources
This report re-indexes "the top 50 law schools," based on popular law school rankings, into a cost-of-living adjusted median salary.
Categorized index of web sites of interest to students of the law hand-picked by a group of law students from the University of Texas.
Categorized index of web sites of interest to those who wish to attend law school hand-picked by a group of law students from the University of Texas.
www.ilrg.com   (974 words)

  
 H-Law Discussion Network
ASLH publishes Law and History Review through the University of Illinois Press.
Professor Donahue is a Paul A. Freund Professor of Law, specializing in Roman Law, English legal history, and Continental legal history.
One of the great early law libraries of the American South is documented in the latest volume of the Tarlton Law Library Legal History Series: "The 1877 Sale Catalogue of Gustavus Schmidt's Library" records the private library of an influential New Orleans lawyer and scholar.
www2.h-net.msu.edu /~law   (1304 words)

  
 Law Information and Legal Research | Business.com
Law information and legal research for legal professionals.
Provider of law news, online library and legal forms including website forms, confidentiality agreements, software licenses and information on copyright and trademark law.
The documents are contributed by the governments of the member nations.
www.business.com /directory/law   (266 words)

  
 Stetson University College of Law
Stetson is one of the nation’s leaders in elder law education and research.
The College of Law coordinates the Elder Consumer Protection Program, Journal of International Aging Law and Policy with AARP, and the Certificate of Concentration in elder law.
Beyond trial advocacy, Stetson law school is a national leader in elder law, aging law, scientific evidence and consumer protection.
www.law.stetson.edu   (156 words)

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