If I want to say about some corruptionists that the are out of law, meaning that they are defended by the law. If I say that they are above the law, does it mean that the laws are not for those people?

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If someone or something is above the law it means that they are not bound by the law themselves. Usually it is used figuratively, that the law technically applies to them but will, for whatever reason, not be enforced.

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