contrary to law

contrary to law

adjective criminal, false, illegal, illegitimate, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, lawless, malfeasant, outlawed, proscribed, tortious, unauthorized, unlawful, wrong
Associated concepts: contrary to the evidence
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We have discovered that the Crooked Magician has been indulging in his magical arts contrary to Law, and therefore, by Royal Edict, I hereby deprive him of all power to work magic in the future.
The only office of state which I ever held, O men of Athens, was that of senator: the tribe Antiochis, which is my tribe, had the presidency at the trial of the generals who had not taken up the bodies of the slain after the battle of Arginusae; and you proposed to try them in a body, contrary to law, as you all thought afterwards; but at the time I was the only one of the Prytanes who was opposed to the illegality, and I gave my vote against you; and when the orators threatened to impeach and arrest me, and you called and shouted, I made up my mind that I would run the risk, having law and justice with me, rather than take part in your injustice because I feared imprisonment and death.
In fact, recognizing the rule is likely contrary to law, a federal court has already halted its initial implementation.
The complaint alleges that the defendants' approval of Ruzurgi violated multiple provisions of FDA regulations regarding labeling, resulting in misbranding in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; violated Catalyst's statutory rights to Orphan Drug Exclusivity and to New Chemical Entity Exclusivity under the FDCA; and was in multiple other respects arbitrary, capricious, and contrary to law, in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act.
'I vehemently condemn solicitation and more so the use of my name and program of the San Juan City Police Station in doing illicit actions that are contrary to law and the interest of the public,' Fulo said in a statement.
or that the same is contrary to law," the Comelec ruling read.
"The Falcons second rower is alleged to have bitten an opponent in the 22nd minute of the first half of the Gallagher Premiership match at St James' Park contrary to Law 9.12 - a player must not physically abuse anyone including biting," read a statement from the Rugby Football Union.
Justice Gulzar Ahmad remarked Girls school was located on trust land and in the heart of city and how the kachchi abadi came into being on trust property while regularizing trust land runs contrary to law. He inquired what action was taken against the officers involved in illegal work.
You cannot have a contract that is contrary to law, policy or good custom,' Guanzon said.
"You cannot have a contract that is contrary to law, policy, or good custom," said Guanzon.
class="MsoNormalArticle 226(5) of the Constitution states that "If the holder of a public office, including a political office, directs or approves the use of public funds contrary to law or instructions, the person is liable for any loss arising from that use and shall make good the loss, whether the person remains the holder of the office or not''.
The Estate argues that the PRB acted contrary to law and outside of its jurisdiction in making its determination that Tietjen was an unclassified employee, and that its decision was not based on substantial evidence.