go to law

idiom

British
: to ask a court of law to settle a dispute

Examples of go to law in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schreiner had always wanted to go to law school after Notre Dame. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Sep. 2020 Sarah, a senior at Dorsey High School, plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania, study philosophy, and perhaps go to law school. Melissa Gomez, Los Angeles Times, 23 Apr. 2021 Added to that are now eight more shootings, amid debates in Detroit — and nationwide — about guns, the value of policing, and how much money should go to law enforcement agencies. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 24 June 2020 So that's one reason why a Harvard grad with a degree in philosophy didn't go to law school or into finance to make more money. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 4 Jan. 2012 Brandon Belmonte was not the first person to go to law enforcement with the suspicion that Whitehead and Adams were engaged in corruption. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, 14 Jan. 2023 Relocating to different cities while on different academic tracks—me to DC and graduate school, her to Cambridge to go to law school—was not helping. People Staff, Peoplemag, 24 Oct. 2022 Knowing how isolating that can be, older Black women, many of whom were the first in their families to go to law school, described an instinctive urge to mentor younger Black women. New York Times, 29 Jan. 2022 Taylor also has a younger sister, Portia, a 33-year-old mom of two who recently decided to go to law school, so both sisters are pursuing big dreams together. al, 19 Aug. 2021

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“Go to law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20law. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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