matter of law

noun Law.
an issue or matter to be determined according to the relevant principles of law. Unabridged
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matter of law
law Compare matter of fact an issue requiring the court's interpretation of the law or relevant principles of the law

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Example sentences
Of course it is always possible, as a matter of law, to create forms of
  managerial accountability to non-owners.
The costs cannot be borne by the state as a matter of law.
Honestly, everything in the article you post is similarly wrong as a matter of
If it were only a matter of law, the public would not feel stranded.
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