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  • n. Plural form of lawbook.


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  • A corporation, in the jargon of lawbooks, is an artificial person.

    A History of American Law

  • Upon consulting my lawbooks, I find that you can, in fact, do that.

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  • But now, it strikes me as just an extra bureacratic and pointless rule that should be erased from the lawbooks forever.


  • Other judges and your law clerks become your new colleagues and your whole world consists of your chambers, your courtroom, and your lawbooks with the occasional speaking appearance at a bar association where you are greeted with polite applause.

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  • The very busiest were the law-enforcement officials, forced to admit, after a frantic search through the lawbooks and consultations with federal prosecutors (who declined, at this time, to step into the case) that no matter what they may be convicted of, both boys would be freed no later than their 18th birthdays -- five and seven years off, respectively.

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  • For the past 30 days, Michael Geist has been listing reasons why Canadians should be alarmed at Canada's proposed new copyright law, which will bring the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act to Canada's lawbooks.

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  • He owned a library of exactly three lawbooks: the statutes of Northwest, Missouri, and Illinois territories.

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  • French lawbooks were rare and inaccessible; English authorities flooded the country.

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  • Particularly interesting was a small subcode of “Capital Lawes,” imbedded in the early Massachusetts lawbooks, and copied by other New England and Middle Atlantic colonies.

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  • But since English lawbooks were easily available, English procedure did have a certain degree of influence.

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