inter arma silent leges

Latin quotation based on Cicero
in·ter ar·ma si·lent le·ges | \ˌin-ter-ˈär-mä-ˌsi-ˌlent-ˈlā-ˌgās \

Definition of inter arma silent leges 

: amid arms, the laws are silent : in time of war, the laws are disregarded

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