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Leges posteriores priores contrarias abrogant – Subsequent laws repeal prior conflicting ones.
Legibus sumptis desinentibus legibus naturae utendum est – When laws imposed by the State fail, we must use the laws of nature.
Lex aliquando sequitur aequitatem – The law sometimes follows equity.
Lex citius tolerare vult privatum damnum quam publicum malum – The law would rather tolerate a private injury than a public evil.
Lex dabit remedium – The law will give a remedy.
Lex dilationes abhorret – The law abhors delays.
Lex est judicum tutissimus ductor – The law is the safest guide for judges.
Lex est sanctio sancta jubens honesta et prohibens contraria – The law is a sacred sanction, commanding what is right and prohibiting the contrary.
Lex indendit vicinum vicini facta scire – The law presumes that one neighbor knows the acts of another.
Lex necessitatis est lex temporis i.e. instantis – The law of necessity is the law of time, that is time present.
Lex neminem cogit ad vana seu impossiblia – The law compels no one to do vain or impossible things.
Lex nil frustra facit – The law does nothing in vain.
Lex non a rege est violanda – The law must not be violated even by the King.
Lex non deficere potest in justitia exhibenda – The law cannot fail in dispensing justice.
Lex non novit patrem, nec matrem; solam veritatem – The law does not know neither father nor mother, only the truth.
Lex non oritur ex injuria – The law does not arise from a mere injury.
Lex non requirit verificari quod apparet curiae – The law does not require that to be proved which is apparent to the Court.
Lex non favet delicatorum votis – The law does not favor the wishes of the dainty.
Lex plus laudatur quando ratione probatur – The law is the more praised when it is supported by reason.
Lex prospicit not respicit – The law looks forwared, not backward.
Lex punit mendaciam – The law punishes falsehood.
Lex rejicit superflua, pugnatia, incongrua – The law rejects superfluous, contradictory and incongruous things.
Lex spectat naturae ordinem – The law regards the order of nature.
Lex succurrit ignoranti – The law succors the ignorant.
Lex tutissima cassis, sub clypeo legis nemo decipitur – Law is the safest helmet; under the shield of the law no one is deceived.
Lex uno ore omnes alloquitur – The law speaks to all through one mouth.
Longa possessio est pacis jus – Long possession is the law of peace.
Longa possessio parit jus possidendi et tollit actionem vero domino – Long possession produces the right of possession and takes away from the true owner his action.