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form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.) absolutism , authoritarianism , Caesarism , despotism , dictatorship , monocracy , one-man rule , shogunate , Stalinism , totalitarianism , tyranny
lack of marriage laws agamy
absence of laws or rules anarchy
theological doctrine that by faith and God's grace a Christian is freed from all laws (including the moral standards of the culture) antinomianism
conflict between two laws antinomy
contradiction between two laws, conflict of authority antinomy
law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson ATF , Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
Indian physicist who with Albert Einstein proposed statistical laws based on the indistinguishability of particles; led to the description of fundamental particles that later came to be known as bosons Bose , Satyendra N. Bose , Satyendra Nath Bose
Danish astronomer whose observations of the planets provided the basis for Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1546-1601) Brahe , Tycho Brahe
rule or code of laws canon
body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church canon law , ecclesiastical law
system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws case law , common law , precedent
branch of astronomy concerned with the application of Newton's laws of motion to the motions of heavenly bodies celestial mechanics
nonviolent methods, refusal to obey civil laws by civil disobedience
political policy, refusal to obey laws to try to change civil disobedience
body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation civil law
one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country civil liberty , political liberty
branch of mechanics based on Newton's laws of motion classical mechanics , Newtonian mechanics
set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones) code , codification
body of laws codex
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