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English definition of “legal system”

legal system

noun [C]
 
 
LAW
the organizations and people in a country or area who work in the area of law: The legal system is often seen as more concerned with the rights of criminals than those of their victims. She accused the record companies involved of invading her privacy and of abuse of the legal system.
(Definition of legal system from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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