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Legality can be defined as an act, agreement, or contract that is consistent with the law or state of being lawful or unlawful in a given jurisdiction, and the construct of power.

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Organizations relating to Legality

International Council of Environmental Law / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1969
International Academy of Legal Medicine / Padua, Italy / Est. 1938
International Association of Legal Ethics / Calgary AB, Canada
Academy of European Private Lawyers / Milan, Italy / Est. 1992
Mobile Mediterranean University of Mastology / Ioannina, Greece / Est. 1992
Union of Arab Jurists / Est. 1975
Council of Legal Education / Georgetown, Guyana / Est. 1971
European Association for the Teaching of Legal Theory / London, UK / Est. 1989
International Association of Legal Methodology / Sherbrooke QC, Canada / Est. 1986
European Society for Comparative Legal History / Est. 2009
Advisory Centre on WTO Law / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2001
Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1991
Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission / Port-of-Spain, Trinidad-Tobago
World Association of Lawyers / Rockville MD, USA / Est. 1975
Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française / Paris, France / Est. 1935
European Legal Interpreters and Translators Association / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 2009
International Association of Evidence Science / Beijing, China / Est. 2011
World Jurist Association / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1963
International Legal Assistance Consortium / Solna, Sweden / Est. 2000
Union for the International Registration of Audiovisual Works / Est. 1991
African Legal Support Facility / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 2008
Africa Legal Aid / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1995
Southern African Legal Assistance Network / Dar es Salaam, Tanzania UR / Est. 1994
Interlegal / Dortmund, Germany / Est. 1987
Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel / Wellington, New Zealand / Est. 1983
International NGO Task Group on Legal and Institutional Matters / New York NY, USA / Est. 1991
Court of Justice of the Andean Community / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1979
ALFA International / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1980
Foundation for Legal Knowledge Systems / Est. 1988
Global Legal Empowerment Network / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2010
Africa Evidence Network / Est. 2012
International Legal Foundation / New York NY, USA / Est. 2001
ALN / Nairobi, Kenya
Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 2014
Southern Refugee Legal Aid Network / Oxford, UK / Est. 2007
German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1992
Australasian Legal Information Institute / Broadway Nedlands NSW, Australia
Jewish Legal Heritage Society / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1981
Institute of International Legal Studies, Quezon City / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1989
Institute of Air and Space Law, Montréal / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1951
Earthjustice / San Francisco CA, USA / Est. 1971
Maastrichts Europees Instituut voor Transnationaal Rechtswetenschappelijk Onderzoek / Maastricht, Netherlands / Est. 1991
European Legal Studies Institute / Osnabrück, Germany / Est. 1985
International Law Institute, Washington DC / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1955
Center for International Legal Cooperation / The Hague, Netherlands
Utrecht Centre for International Legal Studies / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1955
Institut de financement du développement du Maghreb Arabe, Tunis / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1981
Istituto di Studi Giuridici Internazionali / Rome, Italy
Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute / Port Vila, Vanuatu
Institute for European Tort Law / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2002

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World Problems relating to Legality

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Illegal induced abortion
Unethical practices in politics
Inhuman conception by homosexual parents
Cultivation of illegal drugs
Illicit drug trafficking
Unethical practices in forestry
Militarization of children
Unethical commercial practices
Underground economy
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Neglect of victims of crime
Government inaction
Illegal occupation of unoccupied property
Uncontrolled immigration
Unethical practices of engineering
Export of banned pesticides
Unethical practices of philanthropic organizations
Cultural discrimination in the administration of justice
International trade in endangered species
Failure to appear as witness to produce information or to be sworn
Illegal long-distance telephone calls
Journalistic irresponsibility
Excessive burden on the poor due to legal delays
Fugitive felons
Lawsuits abuse

Action Strategies relating to Legality

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting children's rights
Using evidence-based health care
Developing computer law
Expanding use of information technology for law
Regulating trade in endangered species
Researching legal aspects of biodiversity protection
Simplifying legal language
Monitoring biotechnology regulations
Supporting legal selfhelp
Making final legal judgement
Restating legal verdict
Forming legal opinion
Implementing environmental legal agreements
Educating lawyers
Improving international cooperation in reducing terrorism
Studying international law
Recognizing legal validity of guardianship
Deterring crime with legal information
Implementing code of practice on transboundary movements of radioactive waste
Settling consumer disputes on the internet
Adopting laws to prevent the illegal export or import of hazardous waste
Legalizing community rights to resource use
Establishing procedures for legal redress for environmental harm
Demanding protective legality
Regulating biodiversity conservation

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