- amittere legem terrae
- /amitariy liyjsm teriy/To lose the protection afforded by the law of the land
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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Amiterre legem terrae — Amittere legem terrae (literally, to lose the law of the land ) is a Latin phrase used in law, signifying the forfeiture of the right of swearing in any court or cause, or to become infamous.Historically, this has been the punishment of champions … Wikipedia
amittere liberam legem — /amitsriy libsram liyjsm/ In old English law, to lose one s frank law. A term having the same meaning as amittere legem terrae, (q.v.). He who lost his law lost the protection extended by the law to a free man, and became subject to the same law… … Black's law dictionary