ignorantia juris neminem excusat

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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\
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ignorantia legis neminem excusat

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Definition of ignorantia juris neminem excusat

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


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