lex talionis


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lex talionis

(ˌtælɪˈəʊnɪs)
n
(Law) the law of revenge or retaliation
[C16: New Latin]

lex ta•li•o•nis

(ˈlɛks ˌtæl iˈoʊ nɪs)
n. Latin.
the law of retaliation, as an eye for an eye.
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First is the domestication of the lex talionis, the law of retaliation ("Do unto others the wrong that they have done unto you," "Like for like," "An eye for an eye," "Get even").
Even Duterte's fraternity brothers at Lex Talionis, Michael B.
The eightyear-old is quickly developing into a useful novice chaser and can build on his emphatic defeat of Lex Talionis at Leicester.
The tribal close-knit society is sporadic but still retains its primary characteristic of lex talionis. Rural areas and huge expanses of land are devoid of imposing control.
Always on the front end that day, the eight-year-old went clear in the home straight to slam Lex Talionis by nine lengths and could yet have more to give.
Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go made the appeal during the 49th anniversary of the Lex Talionis Fraternitas, which counts Duterte as one of its members.
He said some people who attended the San Beda Law fraternity Lex Talionis event in Davao City last Saturday allegedly noticed the President's darkened face and unstable walk and handshake.
'He looks like he just came from dialysis or some other kind of treatment on Sunday,' he said, adding that it also confirms the report on Saturday, August 18, that the President's face was darker than usual and that he was slow and unstable while shaking hands with his Lex Talionis fraternity brothers.
So, the decision to let go of him, Lex Talionis ties notwithstanding.
The first four: USSA, Lex Talionis, Tachyon Tunnel, and Born Again American were all written for fun with the intent of giving to a small group of friends and family, although Born Again American took on a life of its own.
Qasas is the same legal principle as lex talionis in Europe.