laws

thought, laws of

Traditionally, the three fundamental laws of logic: (1) the law of contradiction, (2) the law of excluded middle (or third), and (3) the principle of identity. That is, (1) for all propositions p, it is impossible for both p and not p to be true (symbolically, ¬(p ∧ ¬p)); (2) either p or not p must be true, there being no third or middle true proposition between them (symbolically p ∨ ¬p); and (3) if a propositional function F is true of an individual variable x, then F is true of x (symbolically, (∀x) [F(x) ⊃ F(x)]). Another formulation of the principle of identity asserts that a thing is identical with itself, or (∀x) (x = x).

Learn more about thought, laws of with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Laws passed by U.S. states in the North to counter the Fugitive Slave Acts. Such states as Indiana (1824) and Connecticut (1828) enacted laws giving escaped slaves the right to jury trials on appeal. Vermont and New York (1840) assured fugitives the right of jury trial and provided them with attorneys. Other states forbade state authorities to capture and return fugitives. After the Compromise of 1850, most Northern states enacted further guarantees of jury trials and punishment for illegal seizure. These laws were cited by proslavery interests as assaults on states' rights and as justification for secession.

Learn more about personal-liberty laws with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Opposition or contradiction in the applicable laws of different states or jurisdictions regarding the rights of the parties in a case. Rules have been created to help determine which set of laws is applicable in a given case, which judicial system is most appropriate for trying the case, and the extent to which other jurisdictions are expected to honour or enforce the outcome of the trial.

Learn more about laws, conflict of with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Relations between the forces acting on a body and the motion of the body, formulated by Isaac Newton. The laws describe only the motion of a body as a whole and are valid only for motions relative to a reference frame. Usually, the reference frame is the Earth. The first law, also called the law of inertia, states that if a body is at rest or moving at constant speed in a straight line, it will continue to do so unless it is acted upon by a force. The second law states that the force math.F acting on a body is equal to the mass math.m of the body times its acceleration math.a, or math.F = math.mmath.a. The third law, also called the action-reaction law, states that the actions of two bodies on each other are always equal in magnitude and opposite in direction.

Learn more about Newton's laws of motion with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Wars of In-Laws (Traditional Chinese: 我的野蠻奶奶) is a TVB costume comedy series broadcasted in July 2005.

An indirect modern sequel, Wars of In-Laws II (野蠻奶奶大戰戈師奶) was produced and broadcasted in 2008 continued with Liza Wang, Myolie Wu, and Bosco Wong.

Synopsis

The mother is unruly.
The wife is a shrew.
The poor son is stuck between them.

Tin Lik (Myolie Wu) is the daughter of a bandit and she married into the Ling family by coincidence. When she was escaping from guards, she fled to the vehicle that was going to transport the bride. But the real bride had already eloped with another man. Therefore, in order to escape from the guards, Tin Lik had to be the imposer. Tin Lik's mother-in-law, Hei Tap-Lap (Liza Wang), is very barbaric. They always argue with each other and Tin Lik's husband, Ning Mao-Chun (Bosco Wong), always gets caught in the crossfire. He has to please his mother and wife at the same time.

Mao-Chun is a very timid guy. But no one knows that he is actually a hero that uses his martial arts to steal from corrupted officials, taking the money and giving it to the poor. He is known as the "nameless" hero. Once he appeared at a charity function to teach a corrupted official a lesson of justice, but ends up saving Tin Lik instead. From that day onwards, Tin Lik found herself falling in love with "nameless". She would later discover that "nameless" is really Mao-Chun. Tin Lik's true identity as a bandit, is also accidentally revealed to her family causing a reason for her mother-in-law to get rid of her. Will her love with Mao-Chun keep them inseparable....?

Cast

Cast Role Description
Liza Wang Hei Tap-Lap
喜塔臘
Ning Fung-Tak's wife.
Ning Mao-Chun's mother.
Tin Lik's mother-in-law.
Bosco Wong Ning Mao-Chun
甯茂春
The "Nameless" Hero
Tin Lik's husband.
Hei Tap-Lap and Ning Fung-Tak's son.
Myolie Wu Tin Lik
田力
Ning Mao-Chun's wife.
Bill Chan Ning Fung-Tak
甯豐德
Hei Tap-Lap's husband.
Ning Mao-Chun's father.
Lung Hao-Hao's past lover.
Christine Ng Lung Hao-Hao
龍巧巧
Tin Lik's aunt.
Ning Fung-Tak's past lover.
Gordon Liu Tin Moon
田滿
Tin Lik's father.
Lee Shing-Cheung Kwan Shing
關勝
Ning Mao-Chun's master.
Kwan Ling-Shan's father.
Casper Chan (陳凱怡) Kwan Ling-Shan
關靈珊
Kwan Shing's daughter.
Ning Mao-Chun's admirer.
Stephen Wong Cheung Yau-Nin
張有年

Awards

Viewership ratings

Week Episode Average Points Peaking Points References
1
July 18 - July 22, 2005 1 — 5
34
2
July 25 - July 29, 2005 6 — 10
34
3
August 1 - August 5, 2005 11 — 15
32
4
August 8 - August 12, 2005 16 — 20
35
38

References

External links

  • TVB.com Wars of In-Laws - Official Website


Fantasy Hotel
- July 29
Yummy Yummy
August 1 -
Before:
Misleading Track
- July 16
2005
Wars of In-Laws
July 18 - August 12
Next:
Revolving Doors of Vengeance
August 15 -
The Legendary Doctor - Hur Jun
- July 12
Healing Hands III
July 25 -

Search another word or see lawson Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;