The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

IN PLENO LTJMINE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In public; in common knowledge; in the light of day.In poenalibus cansis benignius inter- pretandum est. In penal causes or cases, themore favorable Interpretation should be adopted. Dig. 50. 17, (197), 155, 2; Plowd.806. 124; 2 Hale, P. C. 305.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.