Lubricum Linquae Non Facile Trahendum Est In Poena Law and Legal Definition

Lubricum Linquae Non Facile Trahendum Est In Poena is a Latin expression that means the law tends to overlook rash or inconsiderate language spoken in the heat of the moment. According to this maxim a slip of the tongue is not subject to or, ought not to be lightly subject to punishment. The words so spoken do not bear action at law unless they are specifically applied.