from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being unlawful.
- n. An unlawful act.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or state of being unlawful; illegality; contrariety to law.
- n. Illegitimacy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of failing to conform to law
Like Hamdi, he's relenquished his U.S. citizenship by implication, and by his admissions while in the brig, he's established the "unlawfulness" and the "enemy combatant" status.
Pius XII did warn in his speech of the "unlawfulness" of cosmetic surgery undertaken for
Rıdvan Kaya, the chairman of the Freedom Association (Özgür-Der), termed the council's decision "unlawfulness," and argued that it is a strong indication that the council prefers to make "ideological" decisions instead of "lawful" ones.
Yeah, I would say we probably have reasonable suspicion that some kind of unlawfulness is afoot somewhere in Gonzales’s statement.
But the facts and the unlawfulness have to be established by a method that comports with the requirements of due process.
Las Vegas Sands denies any unlawfulness in Macau, as does Mr. Wynn.
No; the point of the analysis is that no cruelty is required to violate the statute before the exception, just killing or injuring combined with some kind of unlawfulness.
The taserers were sued and in due course the case got to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals that concluded that if the alleged facts were proved "the unlawfulness of the conduct was readily apparent to an official in the shoes of these officers."
That, however, seems not to have occurred to Jackboots Jacqui who seems bent on perpetuating the unlawfulness of the database:
This dependence is exacerbated by reliance on a single contractor company, Blackwater, which clearly evidences a culture of unlawfulness and brutality.