(Verbs). To smuggle, run, poach.
(Phrases). To take the law into one's own hands; to set the law at defiance; to drive a coach and six through the law.
(Adjectives). Illegal, unlawful, illicit, illegitimate, injudicial, unofficial, lawless, unauthorised, unchartered, unconstitutional, informal, contraband.
Arbitrary, extrajudicial, despotic, irresponsible, unanswerable, unaccountable.
(Phrase). The law being a dead letter.
Inquisition, inquest, coroner's inquest.
The executive: Municipality, corporation, magistracy, police, police force.
Sheriff, officer, constable, policeman, bailiff, tipstaff, bum-bailiff, catchpoll, beadle.
Sbirro, alguazil, gendarme, lictor, mace-bearer.
(Adjectives). Juridical, judicial, forensic, municipal, executive, administrative, inquisitorial, causidical.
(Adverb). Coram judice.
Assize, sessions, eyre, court-martial, wardmote, bailiwick.
Mullah, ulema, cadi (or kadi), kavass; police.
Prosecutor, plaintiff, accuser, appellant.
Defendant, panel, prisoner, the accused.
(Phrases). The gentlemen of the long robe; the learned in the law; a limb of the law; a barrister-at-law.
(Verbal Phrase). To be called to the bar.
Denunciation, citation, arraignment, prosecution, indictment, impeachment, apprehension, arrest, committal, imprisonment, see 751.
Pleadings, writ, summons, subpna, plea, bill, affidavit, etc.
Verdict, sentence, judgment, finding, decree, arbitrament, adjudication, award, plebiscite.
(Verbs). To denounce, cite, apprehend, sue, prosecute, indict, impeach, attach, distrain; to commit.
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