Effectus punitur licet non sequatur effectus

Dictionary: 
Ballentine's Law Dictionary

The act should be punished that the consequence may not follow. See 5 Har. & J. (Md.) 317, 9 Am. Dec. 534.

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