First Known Use of common-law
Definition of common law
First Known Use of common law
COMMON-LAW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of common law for English Language Learners
: the laws that developed from English court decisions and customs and that form the basis of laws in the U.S.
legal Definition of common law
- the common law of torts
- in suits at common law…the right of trial by jury shall be preserved
- —U.S. Constitution amend. VII
legal Definition of common-law
- common-law immunity
- her common-law husband
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