Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The 105 Roman judges appointed to decide common causes among the people. See 3 Bl. Comm. 515.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Roman law. The name of an important court consisting of a body of one hundred and five judges. It was made up by choosing three representatives from each of the thirty-five Roman tribes. The judges sat as one body for the trial of certain important or difficult questions, (called, "causœ centumvirales,") but ordinarily they were separated into four distinct tribunals.