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statutory law
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

2 uses
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law developed by governmental groups in contrast to common law (based on custom and precedent) — this is also one of the senses of the term, civil law
  • They may be dumb in many ways but they know the City's statutes backward and forward.
    Chapter 24 (19% in)
  • He was familiar with the state's statutes and was completely capable of trying a case in court.
    Chapter 49 (18% in)

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