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- He's going to put me through law school .
- Our antitrust laws have been too severe .
- She had to work her way through law school .
- Law is the reflection of economic conditions .
- The powers of a judge are defined by law .
- The method swept america law schools .
- The law gives citizens the right to vote .
- The extant laws show a system .
- Law is developed by various communities .
- The law of the fang is not repealed .
- the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"
同义词：practice of law,
- a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
- a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
同义词：law of nature,
- the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
同义词：jurisprudence, legal philosophy,
- legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
- the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
同义词：police, police force, constabulary,
- the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Law is a system of rules and guidelines which are enforced through social institutions to govern behavior.Robertson, Crimes against humanity, 90; see "analytical jurisprudence" for extensive debate on what law is; in The Concept of Law Hart argued law is a "system of rules" (Campbell, The Contribution of Legal Studies, 184); Austin said law was "the command of a sovereign, backed by the threat of a sanction" (Bix, John Austin); Dworkin describes law as an "interpretive concept" to achieve justice (Dworkin, Law's Empire, 410); and Raz argues law is an "authority" to mediate people's interests (Raz, The Authority of Law, 3?36).