above the law
not subject to the laws of a society.Context:
-Have you heard about Jims recent exploit?
-No? What has he done this time?!
-Well, he took advantage of all his workers personal data and sold it for millions of dollars!
I really don't understand how a single person could be so thoughtless. I mean... He's putting so many people in danger!
-My goodness! I say, he seems to think he's above the law and he can do whatever he pleases just because his father is a powerful and wealthy man!
-Too right, he does!
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