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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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But it was his contention that the entire system, " from Parliament to the judiciary", was flawed and " biased to the rich", that ran foul of Aiyar and Prasad, who slammed the lack of constructive ideas in Kejriwal's politics.
Sanchez, 37, began commenting on daily life in Cuba on her Generacion Y blog in 2007, but ran foul of the regime for criticizing Fidel and Raul Castro.
DAN SWEAR: Mills ran foul of the officials; FRUSTRATION: Caleb Folan; HE'S ROCKING: Fraizer Campbell's team-mates rush to join in his distinctive goal celebration after he put Hull in front against Charlton
At work, he finds that the perks of being the boss come at a high price: when Pussy, whom he loved like a brother, turned out to be an informant, Tony was forced to kill him; when Jackie Aprile's son ran foul of the organisation, Tony had no choice but to sanction his death too.
Yet I had never even heard of Mr Marsden until he ran foul of Labour Chief Whip Hilary Armstrong and promptly made public his notes of their conversation.