from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a lawless manner. Without constraint by law or moral code.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a lawless manner, or in a manner contrary to law; unlawfully; without regard for law.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an illegal manner
But if the executive of a country is behaving lawlessly, if he flagrantly ignores the constitution, courts, and legislature, then who, exactly, is supposed to rein him in, and how?
Yet participants in more recent public gatherings, also quickly assembled via electronic messaging, have acted far more dangerously and sometimes lawlessly.
A program that, through a neural interface, causes people to behave violently or lawlessly would meet this standard.
Thus, for a party which controls Congress and the White House, there is no law which applies to the President, given the party is willing to act ruthlessly and lawlessly.
During the post-9/11 period, Bush Administration officials lawlessly detained hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals whose only crime was their religious and ethnic background.
Leading Labour MPs have also been advising Miliband strongly that deep rooted violent gang culture, in part fed by absent fathers, has been creating a reckless willingness to behave lawlessly.
Its purpose is to dehumanize and inflict pain, suffering, punishment, intimidation, and discrimination as a way of lawlessly extracting information even though experts acknowledge that torture is ineffective, counterproductive, and, of course, illegal under all circumstances at all times with no exceptions allowed ever.
Though I've been encouraged by the growing number of Palestinians who are turning towards nonviolent strategies for achieving self-determination, my gut instinct is to be very skeptical of claims that Israel acts recklessly or lawlessly as a matter of course.
Yet what is more awesome: to believe that God created everything in six days, or to believe that the biosphere came into being on its own, with no creator, and partially lawlessly?
If we can agree to fundamentally disagree on the definition of illegal immigration or if we won't allow amnesty for those who lawlessly enter the country then we can at the very least agree on resolving the issue of kids who made no such active decision.
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