You want to advocate for including a precept of Jewish law in civil or criminal law?
Likewise our second precept remained beyond discussion; direct open contact with humanity.
Many think this a precept of natural law; why not of the Constitution?
Ironically, this is the one precept on which liberals and conservatives agree.
They are mostly in the form of precept and command, as was only likely, since they were intended for the guidance of conduct.
By precept and Example they ought to be encourag'd to it from their Infancy.
By example and precept we were trained from infancy in this manner of speech.
This is a matter of precept rather than of law, and cannot be precisely regulated by the legislator.
The most perfect way of satisfying the precept is to attend Office in choir.
Where precept had failed, Richard found himself converted by example.
late 14c., from Old French percept, percet (12c.), from Latin praeceptum "maxim, rule of conduct, order," noun use of neuter past participle of praecipere "give rules to, order, advise," literally "take beforehand," from prae "before" (see pre-) + capere (past participle captus) "to take" (see capable). For change of vowel, see biennial.