Clementines Law and Legal Definition

Clementines refers to a collection or compilation of decretals of Pope Clement V. In 1317, the collection was published by Pope John XXII, the successor of Pope Clement V. This publication formed the fourth part of the Corpus Juris Canonici, of the total of six parts. The Corpus Juris Canonici is also called Clementine Constitution and was completed in 1502.