whole law

Definition of "whole law"
  1. The full collection of legal rules and regulations in a given jurisdiction, including those that address how conflicts between laws are resolved
How to use "whole law" in a sentence
  1. The whole law was considered before concluding on the matter.
  2. It's important to understand the whole law, not just individual statutes.
  3. In order to fully evaluate the case, the judge had to examine the whole law.

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