Definition of public law
1 : a legislative enactment affecting the public at large
2 : a branch of law concerned with regulating the relations of individuals with the government and the organization and conduct of the government itself — compare private law
First Known Use of public law
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "public law"
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