In Roman Republican constitutional law, the intercessio (from intercedere = to step in-between) denoted a veto against magisterial decrees (Decretum), against Senate resolutions (Senatus consultum) and against rogations of all types presented to the various people's assemblies. It rendered decrees ineffective unless an intercessio was unlawful, as for example in the case of magisterial court decrees during an ongoing legal proceeding. Senate resolutions wer…
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Gizewski, Christian (Berlin) and
Meissel, Franz-Stefan (Vienna),
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