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    Law vs Laws

    When it it appropriate to use the word "law" and appropriate to use the word "laws"?

    for example, a Bachelor of Laws, civil and commercial law, etc.

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    Re: Law vs Laws

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    Re: Law vs Laws

    Civil law refers to that body of law in general, but you can count individual laws that are enacted.

    PS Please be patient- people come in as volunteers, from different time zones, and there are many questions posted every day.

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    Re: Law vs Laws

    Welcome to the forums, InterMFU.

    Bachelor of Laws is a special case, and something of an anachronism.

    'Historically, law students studied both canon law and civil law.' (Wikipedia)

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    Re: Law vs Laws

    What you call a bachelor's degree is dependent entirely on what it is officially called by the awarding body.
    An "LLB" is a Bachelor of Laws (the double 'L' signifies a plural). If it's called a B.Law, then you wouldn't use the plural.

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