Latin Legal Terms

Pacem

Pacem – this Latin word means “piece”. In practice, the word participates in the legal term “contra pacem”, which means “against the peace”. It is used in the area of Criminal Law, where details that crimes are pointed against the public order. The word participates also in the legal phrase “de pace et imprisonamento”, which details an order in the nature of an appeal of crime for breach of the peace and imprisonment.

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