Semper in obscuris quod minimum est sequimur

Semper in obscuris quod minimum est sequimur
In obscure matters we always following the construction which is least obscure. Sturges v Crowninshield (US) 4 Wheat 122, 150, 4 L Ed 529, 537.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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