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Plural of lex.
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(Law) the plural of lex
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(ˈli dʒiz; Lat. ˈlɛ gɛs)

pl. of lex.
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References in classic literature ?
-- It runs: -- Vondervotteimittis -- Vonder, lege Donder -- Votteimittis, quasi und Bleitziz- Bleitziz obsol: -- pro Blitzen." This derivative, to say the truth, is still countenanced by some traces of the electric fluid evident on the summit of the steeple of the House of the Town-Council.
The grounds upon which Linnaeus would fain have banished the whales from the waters, he states as follows: On account of their warm bilocular heart, their lungs, their movable eyelids, their hollow ears, penem intrantem feminam mammis lactantem, and finally, ex lege naturae jure meritoque.
It is the privi- lege of early youth to live in advance of its days in all the beautiful continuity of hope which knows no pauses and no introspection.
Their topics include translating Justinian: transmitting and transforming Roman law in the middle ages, the languages and registers of law in medieval Ireland and Wales, Latin and the vernacular in medieval legal documents: the case of Denmark, sources of legal language: the development of warranty clauses in western France about 1030-1240, and law and language in the Leges Barbarorum: a database project on the vernacular vocabulary in medieval manuscripts.
In a statement issued ahead of the SC's briefing on De Lima's case, Calida expressed his 'deepest gratitude' to the court, saying its decision proved that 'nemo est supra leges' or 'no one is above the law.'
Individual paper topics include divine discourse in Homer's Iliad, past and present in Pindar's religious poetry, writing sacred laws in archaic and classical Crete, embedded speech in the Attic leges sacrae, hexametrical incantations as oral and written phenomena, unknowable names and invocations in late antique theurgic ritual, Plautus the theologian, dilemmas of pietas in Roman declamation, Paul's self-images within an oral milieu, and Augustine's Psalm Against the Donatists.
(73.) DPPC, 478: <<Ad hoc autem quod sit (lex) iusta requiruntur tria: primum, potestas in ferente, deinde finis scilicet propter bonum commune, postremo forma, ut scilicet secundum aequalitatem proportionis imponat subditis leges onerosas>>; cfr.
Raugei does not identify the leges iudiciaria and agraria discussed by Pinelli and Dupuy (her main note is n.