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English definition of “the law is an ass”

the law is an ass

saying
the legal system or a particular law is wrong or not good enough, and should be changed: If that is against the law, then the law is an ass.
(Definition of the law is an ass from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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