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Contra pacem

The Latin phrase “Contra pacem” translates to “Against peace” in English. In a legal context, the term “Contra pacem” refers to actions or offenses that are deemed to be against the peace or public order. It is often used in criminal law to describe serious crimes that disrupt societal peace and stability. Such crimes are generally considered more severe and harmful to society than other offenses.

For example, some legal systems may classify acts of terrorism or acts of violence that lead to widespread fear and disruption as “Contra pacem” offenses, and they may be subject to harsher penalties as a result.

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