public right

Definition of "public right"
  1. A provision enacted by lawmakers granting individuals the ability to take legal action against governmental entities
How to use "public right" in a sentence
  1. A claim for a public right was filed challenging the constitutionality of the recently enacted law.
  2. Recognizing a public right can have far-reaching implications, potentially leading to numerous lawsuits against the government.
  3. The notion of a public right is a fundamental aspect of the legal system, establishing citizens' abilities to challenge state actions.

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