- n. law The doctrine that no individual is above the law and that everyone must answer to it.
- n. law The maxim whereby governmental decisions are made by applying known legal principles.
- n. a state of order in which events conform to the law
“Unless Commodore Bainimarama reverses the events of recent days and shows a genuine commitment to democracy and the rule of law and respect for Fiji's constitution, ultimately,”
“The sophistic distinctions we draw today in our war on terror — between the rule of law and "exceptional" circumstances, between citizens (who have rights and legal protections) and noncitizens to whom anything can be done, between normal people and "terrorists," between "us" and "them" — are not new.”
“The reasons underlying legal institutions are either historical or logical; and every logical rule of law is capable of illumination from the law of the Pandects.”
“In a sign of growing frustration at the slow pace of reform, PrimeMinister Tsvangirai over the weekend said that President Mugabe and ZANU-PF were violating the rule of law and pointed to evidence that they were not committed to reconciliation or genuine power-sharing under the Agreement.”
“In 1997, Mohammed Khatami won the presidency on a platform that emphasized rule of law as opposed to clerics and the restoration of civil society at the expense of religious conservatives.”
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