How to use lex scripta in a sentence
Blackstone divides the civil law of England into lex scripta or statute law, and lex non scripta or common law.
The "lex scripta," or written law of Masonry, is derived from a variety of sources, and was framed at different periods.The Principles of Masonic Law | Albert G. Mackey
Mr. Justice Grayley was almost unrivalled in his knowledge of the details of the law; his governing maxim being ita lex scripta.Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. | Samuel Warren
It is the court that keeps the statute-books, and interprets and applies the law, whether the lex scripta or the lex non scripta.
British Dictionary definitions for lex scripta
the written law; statute law
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