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ITA LEX SCRIPTA EST Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lat. So the law is written. Dig. 40, 9, 12. The law- must be obeyed notwithstanding the apparent rigor of its application. 3 Bl. Comm. 430. We must be content with the law as it stands, without inquiring into its reasons. 1 Bl. Comm. 32.


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