ignorantia juris neminem excusat

Latin phrase
ig·​no·​ran·​tia ju·​ris ne·​mi·​nem ex·​cu·​sat | \ ˌig-nȯ-ˌrän-tē-ä-ˈyu̇r-is-ˈnā-mi-ˌnem-eks-ˈkü-ˌsät \
variants: or ignorantia legis neminem excusat \ ˌig-​nȯ-​ˌrän-​tē-​ä-​ˈlā-​gis-​ˈnā-​mi-​ˌnem-​eks-​ˈkü-​ˌsät \

Definition of ignorantia juris neminem excusat

: ignorance of the law excuses no one : ignorance of the law is no defense

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