de minimis non curat lex

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Imported from Latin.


de minimis non curat lex

  1. (law) The law does not concern itself with trifles; expression of the rule that the law will not remedy an injury that is minimal.
    • Bryan A. Garner (editor-in-chief), Black's Law Dictionary, Seventh Edition, West (publisher, 1999), page 443.

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