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- Noun

Going to law; litigation.


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  • Lawing

    Lawing may refer to:

  • Garland Lawing

    Garland Frederick Lawing (August 29, 1918 – September 27, 1996) was an American professional baseball player. He appeared in Major League Baseball as an outfielder and pinch hitter in ten games during the 1946 season for the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. Lawing threw and batted right-handed; he stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg).

  • Nellie Neal Lawing

    Nellie Neal Lawing

    Nellie Neal Lawing (1874-1956), known as Alaska Nellie, was an Alaskan frontierswoman, roadhouse operator, and hunter. Born in Missouri, Lawing moved to Alaska in 1915 after leaving her first marriage. She worked as a camp cook until the next spring, when she won a government contract to open a roadhouse along the Alaska Railroad. Her first roadhouse was located at Mile 45 of the railroad, an area which she named Grandview; while at the roadhouse, she gained a reputation as a hunter and dog sled musher and became a local hero after saving a mail carrier in a blizzard. She later ran the Kern Creek Roadhouse and a roadhouse in the Hurricane area. While working at the latter roadhouse in 1923, she met then-U.S. President Warren G. Harding, members of his cabinet, and Alaska Governor Scott Bone, who were traveling the railroad to honor its completion.

  • W. Craig Lawing

    W. Craig Lawing

    William Craig Lawing (July 6, 1925 – June 10, 1999) was a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives (1971–1976) and of the North Carolina Senate (1977–1984) representing Mecklenburg County, and served as President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate for three terms (1979–1984). While a senator, Lawing was a sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment, which the legislature rejected.

  • Lawing, Alaska

    Lawing, Alaska

    Alaska Nellie's Homestead, located at Mile 23 of the Seward Highway in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, is the former homestead of Nellie Neal Lawing. Neal Lawing had migrated to Alaska in 1915 and ran a number of roadhouses for the Alaska Railroad before settling at the Roosevelt roadhouse on Kenai Lake in 1923, where she built her homestead. She planned to marry Kenneth Holden after settling, but he died in an industrial accident before their marriage; his cousin Billie Lawing then proposed to her, and the two married. A post office opened in the area in 1924; Nellie was the first postmistress, and the post office was named Lawing in her honor.

  • Lawing, Alaska

  • Lawing, Sarawak

    Lawing is a settlement in the Betong division of Sarawak, Malaysia. It lies approximately 139.9 kilometres (87 mi) east of the state capital Kuching.

  • Lawing, Missouri

    Lawing is an extinct town in Christian County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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