Rule of law

  Reference/Meaning Formula
#1 The principle that places justice above power in social life.  
#2 The system of regulations and orders valid within a society and backed by government force.  
#3 Political responsibility or social commitment in relation to society's laws and justice system. PH'6C-sHG12
#4 Principal socio-political institution of the legitimist mode, including: equality before the law, supremacy of the law, judicial impartiality, accessibility of the law, fair trials, legal resolution of civil disputes, review of governmental exercise of power. PH'6C-φ2


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Last updated: 15-Jan-2014

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