sub silentio

adverb

sub si·​len·​tio
ˌsəb-sə-ˈlen-chē-ˌō, -sī-; ˌsu̇b-sē-ˈlen-tē-ˌō
: under or in silence : without notice being taken or without making a particular point of the matter in question
overruled sub silentio this court's holding in Collova State v. Olsen, 498 N.W.2d 661 (1993)

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“Sub silentio.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/sub%20silentio. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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