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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.

run

(Contend), verb announce a candidacy, aspire to political office, be a candidate, be designated a candidate, become an office seeker, campaign, campaign for office, campaign for public office, canvass, challenge an incumment, compete, run for office, seek election, seek re-eleccion, seek to become a public official, solicit votes, stand for election, strive, vie

run

(Flee), verb abscond, break away, dash, decamp, depart, disengage, escape, fly, hasten, hurry, leave, move swiftly, quit, race, retreat, rush, scamper, take flight

run

(Flow), verb advance, continue, drain out, elapse, extend, flood, go on, pass, proceed, pour, team, surge, trickle
Associated concepts: conditions and deeds running with the land, covenants running with the land, running at large, running of the statute of limitations

run

(Manage), verb carry on, conduct, direct, drive, function, govern, guide, handle, influence, maintain, oversee, perform, regulate, steer, superintend, work
See also: abscond, chain, conduct, demand, exude, flee, function, govern, hierarchy, manage, manipulate, market, moderate, officiate, operate, race, rule
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HUD officials, believing that the Fort Worth residents had run afoul of the Fair Housing Act, referred the case to DOJ - which dutifully began prosecuting the residents for opposing the group home.
As a board member hearing appeals of tax cases, he said, he encounters small-business people who run afoul of the state's business tax regulations.
In 1995, the tax agency revoked the church's tax-exempt status, saying it had run afoul of provisions of the IRS Code that forbid non-profit groups from endorsing or opposing candidates for public office.
Going Downhill" Week from February 11-15 at 10 PM is devoted to Mugshots, Court TV's signature biographical portraits that capture the essence of their subjects who have run afoul of the law by tapping into the insights of the friends and family that knew them and the law enforcement officials that interacted with them.
Studios and their advocates have run into some resistance from Senate Finance Committee leaders who worry that that interpretation will run afoul of the WTO, but aides to Boxer and Feinstein note that two former U.
Critics say Coalition voter guides are likely to run afoul of all three of the IRS criteria.
The court also ruled that the forfeiture provision did not run afoul of federal public policy, nor was it unenforceable because it was unlimited in scope and time.
Carol Vaughn, whose daughter, Jessica, has run afoul of the dress code at Granada Hills High School, said such policies are too restrictive and are crafted without regard to Southern California's warm weather.
Neuheisel, the one-time UCLA quarterback and assistant coach, appears to have run afoul of NCAA rules barring players and athletic-department employees from doing any kind of sports gambling.