Nemine contradicente


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NEMINE CONTRADICENTE, legislation. These words, usually abbreviated nem. con., are used to signify the unanimous consent of the house to which they are applied. In England they are used in the house of commons; in the house of lords, the words to convey the same idea are nemine dissentiente.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.