Freedom from restraint, slavery, or imprisonment, and the power to follow one's own will within the limits set by the law or society.
A legal doctrine that prevents legislators from being sued for actions performed and decisions made in the course of serving in government. This doctrine does not protect legislators from criminal prosecution, nor does it relieve them from responsibility for actions outside the scope of their office.
Currency that is issued by a government. Checks, credit cards, and other noncash payments are generally not legal tender.
In accordance with and not in violation of the law; having any relation to the law.
The body of rules, regulations, and laws that govern a country or jurisdiction. The United States Constitution declares itself "the supreme law of the land."
1) Any system of regulations to govern the conduct of the people of an organization, community, society, or nation. 2) A statute, ordinance, or regulation enacted by the legislative branch of a government.
A table of national and regional expense estimates published by the IRS. Debtors whose current monthly income is more than their state's median family income must use the IRS expenses to calculate their average net income in a Chapter 7 case, or their disposable income in a Chapter 13 case.
IRS written interpretations of selected provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.