lex apparens


lex apparens
Apparent law; manifest law; that is, the law which is apparent or made manifest in a trial by battel or trial by ordeal.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • LEX Apparens — al. Aperta, quandoque Paribilis, a saevis sub Ursa populis profecta est. Gothi quippe, et gentes Boreales, Martem belli Deum apud se natum et enutritum ferunt: Unde Virg. Aen. l. 3. c, 35. Gradivumque patrem, Geticis qui praesidet arvis. Hi proin …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • lex apparens — /leks apaeranz/ In old English and Norman law, apparent or manifest law. A term used to denote the trial by battel or duel, and the trial by ordeal, lex having the sense of process of law. Called apparent because the plaintiff was obliged to make …   Black's law dictionary

  • lex apparens — /leks apaeranz/ In old English and Norman law, apparent or manifest law. A term used to denote the trial by battel or duel, and the trial by ordeal, lex having the sense of process of law. Called apparent because the plaintiff was obliged to make …   Black's law dictionary

  • lex manifesta — Same as lex apparens …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • apparent law — See lex apparens …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ob favorem mercatorum — In favor of merchants; by reason of partiality toward merchants. Ob infamiam non solet juxta legem terrae aliquis per legem apparentem se purgare nisi prius convictus fuerit vel confessus in curia. By reason of ill repute it is not customary… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • apparent — apparent, ente [ aparɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • aparant 1155; p. prés. de apparoir 1 ♦ Qui apparaît, se montre clairement aux yeux. ⇒ ostensible, visible. Porter un insigne d une manière apparente. Grossesse peu apparente. C est très apparent (cf. Cela se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • law — / lȯ/ n [Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin] 1: a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority: as a: a command or provision enacted by a legislature see also statute 1 b:… …   Law dictionary

  • reason — rea·son n 1: an underlying ground, justification, purpose, motive, or inducement required to provide reason s for the termination in writing 2 a: the faculty of comprehending, inferring, or distinguishing esp. in a fair and orderly way b: the… …   Law dictionary


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