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Legal Hierarchy: Welcome

What is Law?

“[T]he rules of action or conduct duly prescribed by controlling authority, and having binding legal force . . . .”  
United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. v. Guenther, 281 U.S. 34, 37; 50 S. Ct. 165; 74 L. Ed. 683 (1930).

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