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Lex non favet delicatorum votis

 
Friday, October 26, 2007, 19:57 - Latin Language, Legal Phrases and Expressions
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That's right. The law does not favor the wishes of the dainty.
Due to the unusually high interest to this maxim, I will provide a little extra explanation from E.H. Jackson's "Law Latin":

Lex non favet delicatorum votis

An action does not lie because of a trifling inconvenience, which would only be regarded as such by the dainty.
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