case at law

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Kenge, "have been stated more plainly and to the purpose if it had been a case at law.
In no more than four years from now, they and their families will have an arguable case at law to an automatic right to settle in this country, irrespective of their background and without the help of someone absolutely fabulous, C T Reynolds, Ward End
It is no coincidence that a settlement established in similar circumstances a few miles away at Wyre Piddle is to be the subject of a public inquiry, for gipsy leaders have shown that they are as prepared as any other developer to fight their case at law.