Crimen laesae majestatis omnia alia crimina excedit quoad poenam

The punishment for high treason exceeds that for all other crimes.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • treason — trea·son / trēz ən/ n [Anglo French treison crime of violence against a person to whom allegiance is owed, literally, betrayal, from Old French traïson, from traïr to betray, from Latin tradere to hand over, surrender]: the offense of attempting… …   Law dictionary

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