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de minimis non curat lex

Legal Definition of de minimis non curat lex

Etymology

    Latin Origin

Phrase

  1. A common law principle whereby judges will not sit in judgement of extremely minor transgressions of the law. It has been restated as "the law does not concern itself with trifles".

Etymology

    Latin origin

Definition of de minimis non curat lex

Etymology

    Imported from Latin.

Phrase

de minimis non curat lex

  1. (law) Literally, the law does not concern itself with trifles; expression of the rule that the law will not remedy an injury that is minimal.

Derived terms

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