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  1. [idiomatic] Exempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.


"Above the Law" is a 1988 American action film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis, and also produced by and starring Steven Seagal in his film debut. The film co-stars Pam Grier, Sharon Stone, Daniel Faraldo and Henry Silva. This came about after a successful screen test, financed by Michael Ovitz, led to Seagal being offered a contract by Warner Bros. The film was set and filmed on location in Chicago. The film was released in the United States on April 8, 1988.

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Google previewLaw-dictionary Explaining the Rise, Progress and Present State of the British Law Etc. 3. Ed. with Additions (1820)

by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

to the present and future ages, that whoever set themselves up in opposition to the laws, or think themselves above the law, will in the end find themselves mistaken.” NAVY BILLS: As to ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2001)

by Mitchel P. Roth

Central Committee of the Communist party and its mandate to carry out activities above the law. As the president of the new Russian Republic following the fall of communism, Boris Yeltsin abolished the KGB and replaced it with the Russian ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 10: Law and Politics by James W. Ely Jr., Bradley G. Bond

hamilton bryson University of Richmond James Doyle, Not above the Law: The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and Jaworski (1977).

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no one is above the law
law-makers and enforcers
are no exception

(John Celes)
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