Leges Publicae Law and Legal Definition

Leges publicae is a Latin term which refers to the whole or part of statutes approved in the popular assemblies of Rome by the vote of the Roman people. A characteristic of leges publicae is that they never cover a broad legal field. Instead they deal with one single topic within any area of legal life. Most leges publicae has only a temporary political interest. Leges publicae is often called as leges.