Lex est sanctio sancta, jubens honesta, et prohibens


Lex est sanctio sancta, jubens honesta, et prohibens
Law is a sacred sanction, commanding that which is right and prohibiting the contrary.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • 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


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