- argumentum ab auctoritate est fortissimum in lege
- /argyamentam aeb oktorateytiy est fortisamam in liyjiy/ An argument from authority is the strongest in the law. "The book cases are the best proof of what the law is."
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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authority — au·thor·i·ty n pl ties 1: an official decision of a court used esp. as a precedent 2 a: a power to act esp. over others that derives from status, position, or office the authority of the president; also: jurisdiction b: the power to act … Law dictionary