forbidden by law

See: illicit
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The angles of a Square (and still more those of an equilateral Triangle), being much more pointed than those of a Pentagon, and the lines of inanimate objects (such as houses) being dimmer than the lines of Men and Women, it follows that there is no little danger lest the points of a square or triangular house residence might do serious injury to an inconsiderate or perhaps absent-minded traveller suddenly therefore, running against them: and as early as the eleventh century of our era, triangular houses were universally forbidden by Law, the only exceptions being fortifications, powder-magazines, barracks, and other state buildings, which it is not desirable that the general public should approach without circumspection.
The Highland dress being forbidden by law since the rebellion, and the people condemned to the Lowland habit, which they much disliked, it was strange to see the variety of their array.
Marriages among these unfortunate creatures are not forbidden by law, and in this district they are protected by superstitious notions, of whose power I had no conception--superstitions which I blamed at first, and afterwards came to admire.
She went out clubbing at 10pm forbidden by law to buy alcohol.
There are practices that are forbidden by law and the law applies to everyone, he added.
Former communication supervisor Gregg Hanyzeski of Naperville has been charged with knowingly performing an act forbidden by law.
An example of such a policy follows: "Harassment in employment, including and not limited to sexual, racial, and ethnic harassment, involuntary or voluntary is forbidden by law and is strictly prohibited by the Company.
One of the main government agencies that sponsors research on public health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been virtually forbidden by law from doing any research on gun violence and public policy for two decades.
Collusion is an agreement between two or more people to limit open competition by deceiving, misleading, or defrauding others (in this case Uber) to obtain an objective forbidden by law typically by defrauding or gaining an unfair market advantage," Uber (https://www.
Unlike the Forward Auction, the Reverse Auction is conducted with a high level of secrecy, with participants forbidden by law to say what is happening.
Daniel Ikenson, a trade-policy analyst at the Cato Institute, notes that the government, perversely, is forbidden by law from considering the impact of tariffs on these producers before levying the tariffs.
Women in Afghanistan were not always forbidden by law to leave their homes unchaperoned by a male relative.