Lawful evil is a tendency in RPG alignments that denotes a lawful behavior (ethics) in the chaotic-lawful axis and evil morality in the good-evil axis.
A lawful evil dictator that rules with an iron fist and oppresses its people is an example of lawful evil creature.
by ChaoticNeutral2 August 09, 2011
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Screwing people over using the rules for personal gain.
The GOP trying to get the market to collapse is Lawful Evil, as is a politician who ruins people's lives to promote their agenda.
by That Ronald February 18, 2013