apex juris


apex juris
/eypeks jiiras/ The summit of the law; a legal subtlety; a nice or cunning point of law; close technicality; a rule of law carried to an extreme point, either of severity or refinement. A term used to denote a stricter application of the rules of law than is indicated by the phrase summum jus (q.v.)

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • apex juris — An extremity or subtlety of the law. Hinsdale v Miles, 5 Conn 331, 334. The plural is apices juris …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Apex — (lat.), Spitze, der kegelförmige Hut der altrömischen Priester; Spitze eines Kegels; Längen oder Tonzeichen über eine Silbe; Apices juris, Rechtsspitzfindigkeiten. – Nach Schiaparelli heißt A. der Punkt des Himmelsgewölbes, nach dem hin die Erde… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • apices juris non sunt jura — [jus] /eypasiyz jiiras ndn sant jura (°jas)/ Extremities, or mere subtleties of law are not rules of law [are not law]. Legal principles must not be carried to their extreme consequences, without regard for equity and good sense. See apex juris …   Black's law dictionary

  • apices juris non sunt jus — apices juris non sunt jura [jus] /eypasiyz jiiras ndn sant jura (°jas)/ Extremities, or mere subtleties of law are not rules of law [are not law]. Legal principles must not be carried to their extreme consequences, without regard for equity and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • inter apices juris — /inter eypasiyz jiiras/ Among the subtleties of the law. See apex juris …   Black's law dictionary

  • argument — ar·gu·ment n 1: a reason or the reasoning given for or against a matter under discussion compare evidence, proof 2: the act or process of arguing, reasoning, or discussing; esp: oral argum …   Law dictionary

  • summum jus — /samam jas/ Lat. Strict right; extreme right. The extremity or rigor of the law. See apex juris …   Black's law dictionary

  • education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …   Universalium

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  • Azetonperoxid — Strukturformel Dimer Trimer Allgemeines …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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