Puffery – this term details a weak statement, which cannot be considered seriously by the hearers. For example, a statement by a witness in a court room that they didn’t see what happened, where there are strong evidences that they…

Publishing Law – this is the name of a branch of Law, applicable in many jurisdictions, which deals with Intellectual property protection as author’s materials, copyrights and the Internet law. For example, legal relations between an author and a publisher,…

Public work – in the sphere of Administrative Law this term refers to any work, done for benefit of the public, for protection and enjoyment of the society. It can be directed to concrete groups in need (invalided people, orphans,…

Public utility – the Civil Law details the public utility as universal service, brought to the individual members of the public either by private company or by governmental entity. Delivery of water, electricity, phone service towards citizens and entities is…

Public shaming – the Criminal Law in many countries defines the public shaming as a sanction for some types of small offences. It may include work in benefit of the public (for example, to clean streets for free for some…

Public servant – within the area of Administrative Law the term details the figure of a person employed by the government. Despite of the concrete type of position, the public servant works on this position via election (where called “elected…

Public sector – the Administrative Law in many jurisdictions defines the public sector as the one administered by the Government. It includes the work done by governmental ministries, directions, agencies, etc. The antonym is “private sector”, which details the part…

Public sale – this term is applicable in the area of Litigation Procedures, where it refers to an open sale in the form of an auction, which represents a sale initiated by enforcement agent (who acts as auctioneer) and opened…

Public safety – this term is used in the area of Administrative Law, where details the legal governmental responsibility for the safety of the general public. Usually the public applies on public places (streets, walkways and public buildings) and pursues…

Public road – this legal term defines the public road as a street, road, speedway or highway for public usage and trespassing by all citizens. Public roads are kept and administered by the government or the municipality, usually financed from…