Ex injuria jus non oritur

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Ex injuria jus non oritur (Latin for "law does not arise from injustice") is a principle of international law.[1] The phrase implies that "unjust acts cannot create law".[2] Its rival principle is ex factis jus oritur, in which the existence of facts creates law.[3]

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