against the law


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against the law

Illegal. What are you doing, putting that lipstick in your pocket? Shoplifting is against the law!
See also: law
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said the Sheriff, "now give up into my hands the enemy of the King whom you have sheltered against the laws and right.
Justice Lewis Powell, the swing vote in the case, originally agreed to vote against the law, only to reverse himself shortly thereafter.
Rights, Howard reminds again, are rights against the law, not positive goods that government is obligated to provide for any and all claimants.
Perhaps the naive reasoning goes that since rape and incest are against the law, it will never happen.
IT should be against the Law to look so loved up in public.
Sending pornography to children through a computer is also against the law, Martin says.
In fact, on paper, such work is already against the law.
A lot of people, when they get stopped, say they didn't know it was against the law,'' said Zine, a retired LAPD motorcycle cop.
It's against the law to be in the wash anyway, at any time, whether it's wet or dry.
That's just flat out against the law and speaks to how horrible the situation is,'' she said.