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    #1

    rule of law is purely formal

    Hi all,
    Does anyone know what formal means here?
    "Some people believe that the rule of law is purely formal in nature, requiring only that laws be set out
    in advance in general, clear terms, and be applied equally to all."


    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: rule of law is purely formal

    The sentence defines what the author means by "formal."

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