Law day

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Law day Formerly, a day of holding court, esp. a court-leet.
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Usage

In literature:

The perfect order and subordination to the laws, which marked the first day of August, are yet unbroken.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
BUCK FANSHAWE, a popular Californian in the days when Lynch Law was in vogue in mining districts.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
One day, my brother-in-law said he would pay my expenses to and fro.
"The Wonders of Prayer" by Various
It is the law in civilized countries; and men are found every day who avail themselves of its conditions.
"Woman: Man's Equal" by Thomas Webster
In the early days of the first Reformed Parliament the Whig Government were contemplating a reform of the law of Church Rates.
"Collections and Recollections" by George William Erskine Russell
In Blackstone's day there were still, as under the canon law, only two kinds of separation.
"A Short History of Women's Rights" by Eugene A. Hecker
He had enough strength left for one more caress the day when, escorted by don Andres, Rafael entered with his degree as a Doctor of Law.
"The Torrent" by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
But didn't yo' tell me no farther back than this day five weeks that the law was clear?
"The Castle Inn" by Stanley John Weyman
The next day her mother-in-law took her to task but Palo gave the same explanation.
"Folklore of the Santal Parganas" by Cecil Henry Bompas
To-day the law wisely recognizes no such thing.
"By Advice of Counsel" by Arthur Train
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In poetry:

I strove against thee, Lord, I know,
I spurn'd thy grace, I mock'd thy law;
The hour is past—the day's gone by,
And I am left alone to die.
"A Hymn" by Henry Kirke White
For owks she grat maist day an' nicht;
Yet ere her bairnie saw the licht,
An' she had been twa months awa'—
Young Rab had weddit Babbie Law.
"Mysie, An Aul' Warl', But Ower True Story" by Janet Hamilton
Thirdly, that I, with reverential awe,
Shall God's commands and will reveal'd obey,
And lead, according to his given law,
A godly life, unto my dying day.
"The Catechism " by Rees Prichard
To the foul fiend I offer'd long in vain
My precious soul, a thousand times a day ;
But as I gave it o'er and o'er again,
At last he seiz'd it, as his lawful prey.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren (Part 1)" by Rees Prichard
How they pale,
Ancient myth and song and tale,
In this wonder of our days
When the cruel rod of war
Blossoms white with righteous law,
And the wrath of man is praise!
"Laus Deo" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Patience, friends! The human heart
Everywhere shall take our part,
Everywhere for us shall pray;
On our side are nature's laws,
And God's life is in the cause
That we suffer for to-day.
"Burial of Barber" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

UNDATED (WRN) The governor is showing support for doing away with same-day voter registration laws.
Law firm Jones Day to open Amsterdam office.
In the Facebook story of the day you wanted to know if Police Officers receive any special exceptions to parking or traffic laws.
"Thinking Beyond One Day at a Time ": A Comprehensive FREE Special Education Law and Financial Planning Workshop.
But the ban 's defenders said they were more certain of fireworks over a second part of the ruling — an order for the Illinois Legislature to come up with a law legalizing the concealed carry of weapons within 180 days.
But the ban 's defenders said they were more certain of fireworks over a second part of the ruling - an order for the Illinois Legislature to come up with a law legalizing the concealed carry of weapons within 180 days.
The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals said state lawmakers have 180 days to write a new law that legalizesconcealed carry.
Just days after the passing of Adam Yauch aka MCA, it has become public that the remaining members of the Beastie Boys have been hit with a law suit.
A Leesburg native is no longer practicing law as he awaits his day in court.
Drink all day and rock all night Law come to get you if you don't walk right — Robert Hunter.
The riots broke out again only hours after Clinton called for calm, with loyalists angry over a law that City Hall can only fly the UK flag 17 days a year.
NASA's administrator says the agency wants to one day defy the laws of physics.
On Thanksgiving Day 2011, while participating with our daughter Tracy and son-in-law Dan Deitz in the annual Turkey Trot 5K fundraiser for Mary Washington Hospital, I suffered cardiac arrest without warning and collapsed.
A couple weds on the first day they're legally allowed to under Washington's new same-sex marriage law.
The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals said state lawmakers have 180 days to write a new law that legalizes concealed carry.
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In science:

The X-ray flux decayed over the next 40 days approximately as a power law in time (F ∝ t−α with an exponent α = 0.71).
Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsars: Magnetar Candidates
V); but eighteen days later the power-law component of the spectrum was again dominant.
Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsars: Magnetar Candidates
On the contrary, it has been known since the work of Salpeter (1955) that the present-day IMF of stars in the solar neighborhood can be approximated by a declining power-law for masses above 1 M⊙ , flattening below 0.5 M⊙ , and possibly even declining below 0.25 M⊙ (Scalo 1986, 1998; Kroupa 2001).
The First Cosmic Structures and their Effects
We fit a broken power law to the data and determine a brea k time in the light curve between 16 hours and 4.7 days after the first detection of the burst.
The red optical afterglow of GRB 030725
In case the break occurred earlier than 3.88 days after the burst then the early power-law is the one stated above, with the additional limit that α1 > −0.98.
The red optical afterglow of GRB 030725
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