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matter of law

Noun1.matter of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide
Synonyms: question of law

MATTER OF LAW, pleading. That which goes in avoidance of a declaration or other pleading, on the ground that the law does not authorize them. It does not deny the matter or fact contained in such pleading, but admitting them avoids them. Bac. Ab. Pleas, &c. G 3. Matter of law, is that which is referred to the decision of the court; matter of fact that which is submitted to the jury.

head, jurisprudence, law, question, question of law
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