go to law

(redirected from going to law)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

go to law

To bring an issue to the court system. Primarily heard in UK. I think you'll have to go to law to finally settle this dispute with your neighbor.
See also: go, law
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go to ˈlaw

(British English) ask a court of law to settle a problem or disagreement: They went to law to get their property back.
See also: go, law
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
While Willoughby said that he couldn't say exactly why fewer people are going to law school, he posited that the legal field is fiercely competing for top talent with other industries such as tech, health care and finance.
What did you do as an environmental educator before going to law school?
Before going to law school, Bennett worked for General Electric Healthcare Systems as an engineer and is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese.
After spending the last three years working full time and going to law school, I havent done a lot of activities.
"Those who had prepared for the state-administered test had been able to do so by taking the test that continued for eight years or changed their plans by going to law school.
Smith, in 1974, for the chief justice, he introduced me and told the chief justice: "Michael here is going to law school." I was honored, but told him I had not applied.