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  • Alternative dispute resolution [r]: Methods of resolving disagreements that are less formal, and often faster, cheaper and more efficient, than using litigation or other court proceedings to solve a problem. [e]
  • British Empire [r]: The worldwide domain controlled by Britain from its origins about 1600 [e]
  • Civil law [r]: A system of law which starts with abstract rules, which judges must then apply to the various cases before them. [e]
  • Colonial America [r]: The eastern United States and parts of Canada from the time of European settlement to the time of the American Revolution. [e]
  • Edward I [r]: (1272-1307) English king who conquered Wales and attempted to conquer Scotland. [e]
  • Extrajudicial detention [r]: The policy and practice of holding prisoners captive without judicial authority to do so, or without a recognized authority under international law, such capture of prisoners of war [e]
  • Habeas corpus [r]: In common law, any of several types of writs requiring a person to be brought before a judge or court; esp. one designed to secure a person's release from unlawful detention. [e]
  • Law of the United States [r]: The system of law as it has evolved under the United States Constitution through laws enacted by Congress and treaties to which the U.S. is a party. [e]
  • Law [r]: Body of rules of conduct of binding legal force and effect, prescribed, recognized, and enforced by a controlling authority. [e]
  • Malta [r]: An island republic (population c. 403,500; capital Valletta) lying in the Mediterranean Sea, midway between Europe and North Africa; of the four main islands of the Maltese Archipelago, Gozo, Malta and Kummuna are inhabited and Filfla is not. [e]
  • Quebec [r]: A province in eastern Canada, mostly French speaking and with a population of about 7 million. [e]
  • Scotland [r]: A country that forms the northernmost part of the United Kingdom; population about 5,200,000. [e]