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Origin of unlawful
OTHER WORDS FROM unlawfulun·law·ful·ly, adverbun·law·ful·ness, noun
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Dovgan is only one of many cases of unlawful detention, according to Human Rights Watch Senior Research Tanya Lokshina.
Among these are obscenity, defamation, fighting words, express incitement to unlawful conduct, and threats.Does Free Speech Cover Murder Fantasies? The Supreme Court’s Definition of a ‘Threat’|Geoffrey R. Stone|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We were then told we were all being arrested for ‘unlawful protesting.’
He also revealed his view that the operation itself had been unlawful: it was “not legal because no finding.”How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The military insists that civilian deaths are investigated whenever allegations of unlawful killing are made.Obama's Pentagon Covered Up War Crimes in Afghanistan, Says Amnesty International|Nico Hines, Sami Yousafzai|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He sued for his freedom on the ground that slavery was unlawful in free territory, under the Compromise.Expansion and Conflict|William E. Dodd
At once I pounced on this admission, crying: 'That shows that he regarded the transaction as unlawful!Oriental Encounters|Marmaduke Pickthall
This love Meadows thought and hoped would hallow the unlawful means by which he must crown it.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
It is difficult to draw the line as to what is a lawful and what is an unlawful expression of this sex-temperament.An Outline of Sexual Morality|Kenneth Ingram
The following list exhibits some of the unlawful substances seized at different breweries and at chemical laboratories.A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons|Fredrick Accum