Liberam Legem Amittere Law and Legal Definition

Liberam legem amittere is a Latin term meaning, to lose one’s free law. This also means falling, by crime or infamy. Under the concept of liberam legem amittere, a person would be discredited as juror and witness. It would also mean forfeiture of goods and chattels. Liberam legam amittere is the ancient punishment of a consipirator and of a party involved in a wager of battle who cried “craven”. It is also known as amittere liberam legem meaning “to lose the law of the land.”