legal status

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legal status a status defined by law
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Usage

In literature:

Ask your lawyer's advice on the legal status of your operations, and not on business propositions.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Such a legal status could not but discourage Indians' emergence from barbarism.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
But the present claimants have no legal status.
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
In 1885, very little was done to improve the legal status of women.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
The bill would give a certain legal status to a particular sect.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Laws Concerning the Legal Status of Women, Mrs. Catharine Waugh McCulloch, chairman.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
One of the most valuable contributions was The Legal Status of Mississippi Women, by Robert Campbell, an attorney of Greenville.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Legal status of EOIR.
"Homeland Security Act of 2002" by Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives
Does any lawyer doubt my statement of the legal status of married women?
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
Christianity has long abolished slavery so far as the legal status of the slave is concerned.
"St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians" by Charles Gore
Aside from its legal status, such a question is foolish and absurd, and an insult to the court.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
The legal status of the American women is regulated by 52 sets of laws, corresponding to the number of states and territories.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
The legal status of private schools which do not take the place of public schools is unchanged.
"The New Germany" by George Young
Thus was their legal status fixed.
"Jewish Immigration to the United States from 1881 to 1910" by Samuel Joseph
The terms 'regardant' and 'in gross' have nothing to do with a legal distinction of status.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
It became clear that some legal status must be established for the settlement.
"The Columbia River" by William Denison Lyman
There are in the first place, differences of legal status.
"The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century" by Richard Henry Tawney
It is no formal status decreed by legal enactment, as though a judge technically acquitted a prisoner.
"The Meaning of Faith" by Harry Emerson Fosdick
The concubine has a legal status.
"Ifugao Law" by R. F. Burton
Morally, as well as legally, man was passing from status to contract.
"Humphrey Duke of Gloucester" by K.H. Vickers
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In news:

Legal Status Brings Security to Some Same-Sex Marriages.
Latest Wave of Immigrants Finds That, Even With Legal Status , Jobs Are Still Tight.
For Some 'Dreamers' the Wait for Legal Status Is Just Beginning.
Mitt Romney called for loosening some immigration restrictions and reiterated a proposal for a path to legal status for some in the United States illegally who have served in the military.
A California law school is under no constitutional obligation to grant the Christian Legal Society status as an official student group, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Bill provides path to legal status for undocumented minors.
Marco Rubio's proposal would give students legal status through non-immigrant visas, but not citizenship.
Planners then " shade " the parcel on a map with a pencil to indicate its uncertain legal status.
Auditors say parts of Alabama's state government are not verifying the legal status of people getting professional licenses.
In the 50-year history of affirmative action, there have been at least 24 significant events which helped determine its present political and legal status.
Murder Suspect's Legal Status Kept Confidential .
Man seeks legal status as dad of confined Ga. Gwinnett Daily Post.
Man seeks legal status as dad of confined Ga. November 06, 2012 10:30 AM 177 views 0.
It is not a path to permanent legal status, let alone citizenship.
And though their cause—they were advocating passage of a long-stalled law that would grant legal status to those who came to the US as children—hasn't progressed politically, it has caught on elsewhere.
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