Amittere Legem Terrae Law and Legal Definition

Amiterre legem terrae is a Latin phrase which means “to lose the law of the land.” This term signifies the forfeiture of the right of swearing in any court or cause, or to become infamous. It also refers to the punishment given to champions defeated or surrendered in a combat, to the jurors found guilty in a writ of attaint and to the persons who are outlawed.