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a) a Latin phrase meaning (original meaning): if the rationale behind a law fails, so should the law (i.e. it is potentially time to replace said law, since it may n o longer serve its intended purpose)

b) (my new and improved English translation of the phrase): a nicer way of saying " repeal and replace" old and possibly antiquated laws)
can cessat ratione legis, cessat et ipsa lex, definition b) be applied, or should it even be applied, to Obamacare?
by sexydimma December 16, 2016
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