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Latin Phrase Translation

Is "let justice be done, though the heavens fall" an accurate translation of the Latin phrase "Fiat justitia ruat caelum"?

Is it even a Latin phrase at all, or just pseudo-Latin?

(I don't know any Latin besides random word origins/prefixes/suffixes, so I appreciate any help you people can give me!)

Also, Wiki seemed to be unclear on who actually was the one to first say it. It seemed like it was attributed to several people, and not even with certainty. Is there anyone it can definitely be attributed to?
Tags: latin

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