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date: 20 April 2024

Ius talionis  yūs talēō´nēs .  jus tâlēō´nis . n. 

Source:
Guide to Latin in International Law
Author(s):

Aaron X. Fellmeth,

Maurice Horwitz

“Right of retaliation.”The right, postulated in Natural Law Theory, that certain kinds of violations of the law or of moral obligations give the right or duty to punish the transgressor precisely in kind or proportionally. ... ...

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