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law, (1) a rule or system of rules established by a government or other authority and applicable to a people; (2) the condition of society brought about by observance of such rules; (3) the field of knowledge concerned with these rules

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Oliver Ellsworth
Oliver Ellsworth
was one of the proponents of a two-house Congress, and was chairman of the committee that organized the federal judiciary. He became the second Chief Justice in 1796, and served in that capacity until resigning for health reasons in 1800.

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Law of the Americas
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Law of the United States

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Law of Nations

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