Articles (West's Encyclopedia of American Law)
Series or subdivisions of individual and distinct sections of a document, statute, or other writing, such as the ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION. Codes or systems of rules created by written agreements of parties or by statute that establish standards of legally acceptable behavior in a business relationship, such as articles of incorporation or articles of partnership. Writings that embody contractual terms of agreements between parties.
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