corruption of blood
- It's the consequence of a legal punishment that prevents an individual from receiving, holding, or passing on any property, status, or designation
- The law stated that upon severe offenses such as treason, corruption of blood could prevent the offender from passing his property to his children.
- The constitutional amendment protects individuals from penalties like corruption of blood that restrict the inheritance of property and titles.
- Despite being convicted, the corruption of blood law would not apply, and he was able to leave his assets to his family.