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RUSTICUM JUS

a Latin phrase that means simple justice.

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RUSTING

The result of electro chemical corrosion to iron and steel. It requires water and oxygen and is a form of oxidation.

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RUSTLER

a term that is used to describe a person who steals cattle.

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RUTA

Lat. In the civil law. Things extracted from land; as sand, chalk, coal, and such other matters.

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RYOT

the damages caused by a collision between the two ships. 3 Kent, Comm. 231; Story, Bailm.

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The Four Pillars of the Rule of Law

Written by Christi Hayes and Fact Checked by The Law Dictionary Staff  



The Four Pillars of the Rule of Law   The concept of the rule of law goes back to ancient times and it can essentially be summed up by the well-known phrase, "nobody is above the law." In other words, in a governing system based on the rule of law, everybody is held equally accountable […]

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