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SUBSELLIA Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lat. In Roman law. Lower seats or benches, occupied by the indices and by inferior magistrates when they sat in judgment, as distinguished from the tribunal of the praetor. Calvin. Subsequens matrimonium tollit pecca- tum praecedcns. A subsequent marriage [of the parties] removes a previous fault, i. e., previous illicit intercourse, and legitimates the offspring. A rule of Roman law.


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