lex sub graviore lege


lex sub graviore lege
A law subordinate to higher law. "A state which has not the exclusive dominion over its territory, is more or less dependent and weak; and its 'eminent domain,' modified by the will of others, is lex sub graviore lege." Sneed v Ewing, 28 Ky 460.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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