Definitions of rule
an established regulation, standard, or guide
The new rules regulate the way attorneys must format documents submitted to the court.
Phrase Bank for rule
The ABA has opposed abolishing the exclusionary rule.
The court’s holding is not an immutable or mandatory rule.
I firmly believe in the rule of law as the foundation for all of our basic rights.
Common Mistakes for rule
Do not confuse rule with ruling, which is a judicial or administrative decision on a limited question: The court’s ruling interpreted the evidentiary rule.