What is AMITTERE LIBERAM LEGEM? Definition of AMITTERE LIBERAM LEGEM in Black's Law Dictionary
To lose one's frank-law.
A term having the same meaning as amittere legem terrce, (q. v.) He who lost his law lost the protection extended by the law to a freeman, and became subject to the same law as thralls or serfs attached to the land.
To lose the privilege of giving evidence under oath in any court; to become infamous, and incapable of giving evidence. Glanville 2. If either party in a wager of battle cried "craven" he was condemned amittere liberam legem; 3 Bla.Com. 340.