Causa data et non secuta

Dictionary: 
Ballentine's Law Dictionary

Consideration given and not followed. Causa ecclesiae publicis aequiparatur; et summa est ratio quae pro religione facit. The cause of the church is equal to that of the public, and most important of all is the reason which makes for religion.

Author: 
James A. Ballentine
Publisher: 
The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Year Published: 
1916
Genre: 
Law Dictionary