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  1. law of the landnoun

    a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process

    "the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'"

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  1. George Pataki:

    Obviously you follow the law of the land, there are many laws I disagree with, but you follow the law. You fight to change the law, you don't break the law. I believe that's the American way.

  2. Viraf Mehta:

    As far as The BPP is concerned, this is the law of the land, whatever my personal beliefs are, I have a duty to uphold the trust deed which is bound by this.

  3. Shelbi Day:

    What we urge LGBTQ + families to remember is that while outrageous and concerning, the opinion in Dobbs -- and Thomas' invocation of Obergefell as' next' -- does not mean that Obergefell will be overturned, marriage equality is still the law of the land.

  4. Chief Justice John Marshall:

    Let the end be legitimate, let it be within the scope of the constitution, and all means which are appropriate, which are plainly adapted to that end, which are not prohibited, but consist with the letter and spirit of the constitution, are constitutional. ...[S]hould Congress, under the pretext of executing its powers, pass laws for the accomplishment of objects not entrusted to the government, such [acts are] not the law of the land.

  5. Taylor West:

    Federal law is the law of the land in the area of drug control, and it would be absurd if a federal agency looked the other way while the Big Marijuana Business continues to operate without interference. the federal government is going to have to come to terms with the fact that voters have chosen a different way to handle this drug.

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