Crimen laesae majestatis omnia alia crimina excedit quoad poenam
- The punishment for high treason exceeds that for all other crimes.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 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