LEGES PUBLICAE

LEGES PUBLICAE

leges publicae (lee-jeez p[schwa]b-l[schwa]-see). [Latin] Roman law. Statutes passed by the vote of the Roman people in popular assemblies. ? Most leges publicae were of temporary political interest but some, such as the lex Aquilia or the lex Falcidia, had a long life. ¡ª Often shortened to leges.
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