As he himself once put it, the statute of limitations on his silence has expired.
They used a statute that never gets used and didn't even address our lawsuit in their claim.
“Natural-born citizen” is an ill-defined term that has not been used in a statute since 1790.
These orders must be specifically linked to his executive authority and must not contradict a statute passed by Congress.
Is the statute of limitations up on what Bill whispers to Scarlett at the end?
The first of these pleas was a mere formal plea, under the statute.
No precedent, no English statute, could stand against the Constitution.
The destination of the latter is marked out by the statute of Distributions.
A statute, in 1791, expressly forbade the whipping of female vagrants.
This tenure is expressly excepted from the statute, 12 Charles II., by which the other ancient tenures were destroyed.
late 13c., from Old French statut, from Late Latin statutum "a law, decree," noun use of neuter past participle of Latin statuere "enact, establish," from status "condition, position," from stare "to stand" from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).