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  • According to a doctrine that our Latin (er, Bavarian) legal forefathers called nullum crimen sine lege -- no crime without a prior existing law -- the U.S. cannot prosecute Garcia retroactively for torture.

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  • Bavarian) legal forefathers called nullum crimen sine lege

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  • As they say in Latin: 'Post factum nullum consillium.'!!

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  • "Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt."

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  • 'Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt.'

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  • Sed doctrinae quaestiones, ut liquet, manent atque, usque dum non enodentur, Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt.

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  • And Niccolo Machiavelli has a cenotaph in Florence at the Church of Santa Croce, the elegaic reads: "Tanto nomini nullum par elogium"/"For so great a name, no praise is adequate/No praise is equal to such a name"...

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  • The tomb features an allegorical figure of Diplomacy above the legend "Tanto nomini nullum par elogium": No elegy is equal to such a name.

    Machiavelli's Daring 'Gift'

  • + “Aristoteles nullum animal nisi aestu recedente expirare affirmat; observatum id multum in Gallico Oceano et duntaxat in homine compertum,” lib. 2, cap.

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  • You shall find that of Aristotle true, nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae, they have a worm as well as others; you shall find a fantastical strain, a fustian, a bombast, a vainglorious humour, an affected style, &c., like a prominent thread in an uneven woven cloth, run parallel throughout their works.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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