sub silentio


sub silentio
sub si·len·tio /ˌsəb-sə-'len-chē-ˌō, -sī-; ˌsu̇b-sē-'len-tē-ˌō/ adv [Latin]: 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 ColloraState v. Olsen, 498 N.W.2d 661 (1993)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

sub silentio
Latin Under silence. Without notice being taken. If a case is decided against precedent, the newer case is said to have over-ruled the previous decision sub silentio.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


sub silentio
(Latin: Under silence; without any notice being taken.)

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


sub silentio
[Latin, Under silence; without any notice being taken.]

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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