equality before the law

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n equality before the law the right to equal protection of the laws
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Usage

In literature:

Their equality before the law, granted by statute, has become practically a dead letter.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
Equality before the law is a right principle and therefore should obtain, especially under our Constitution.
"The Arena" by Various
To that extent the object of the king was to do away with privilege and to introduce equality before the law.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
One of the first principles of all social happiness is, that before the law of nature, and before the face of God, all men are equal.
"Public School Education" by Michael Müller
That all "persons" born or naturalized in the United States are "citizens," and stand equal before the law.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
Before the law of the Constitution, both Free States and Slave States are equal.
"The Relations of the Federal Government to Slavery" by Joseph Ketchum Edgerton
The majority were unlettered, but earnest in their mental toiling for protection to life and equality before the law.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
A first postulate is, therefore, the equality of the two sexes before the law.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
The laborers should have equal rights before the world and before the law.
"The Ghosts" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Women were given equal status before the law and the rights of property were safeguarded.
"The Career of Leonard Wood" by Joseph Hamblen Sears
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In poetry:

Till there shall be no class restriction,
Her statutes free from every flaw,
Her native sons without distinction,
Stand equals all — before the law.
"Admonition" by James Madison Bell

In science:

That is, the event that {Λ0(L) > λ} is equal in law to the event {x 7→ ψ0 (x, λ) has no roots before x = L}.
Diffusion at the random matrix hard edge
As before, we present in Figure 5 and Figure 4 the empirical results for S&P 500 with its fit in power law and the simulation of the MRW (H still equal to 0.62).
Multifractal random walks with fractional Brownian motion via Malliavin calculus
We have tried to describe the observed X-ray spectrum of the compact nebula around PSR 1951+32, assuming that the mass of the nebula is also equal to 4 M⊙ , χ = 0.85, ξ = 0.2, and the index of the power law spectrum of injected leptons equal as before to 2.3.
Gamma-rays from the pulsar wind nebulae
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