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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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Inbetween a stream of homophobic gay panic gags and jokes about taking a leak by the roadside, they will run foul of painfully overacting and forever shouting Ray Liotta as the leader of a gang of real bikers who take exception to their weekend warrior posing.
It shows how easily westerners can run foul of the law."
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Richard Murphy, of Taxation Research, said: "This is a payment not to pay tax." He added it would "run foul of EU regulations" and other international rules.
The drawbar of a wagon heavily laden with straw suddenly gave way, causing the wagon to run foul of the kerb and topple over on to the pavement.
Beth Scott noted that software piracy rates in France and Germany increased last year despite the group's increased vigilance in Europe, where in 2001 it issued over one million notices to companies to alert them they might have run foul of software copyright infringements.