Legal Term (2)

LEGAL TERM

LEX INTENDIT VICINUM VICINI FACTA SCIRE

“The law intends (or presumes) that one neighbour knows what another neigbour does”

AFFIRMATI, NON NEGANTI ICUMBIT PROBATIO

The proof lies upon him who affirms, not on him who denies”

COMMUNE VINCULUM

“In old English law, a common or mutual bond”

CAPITE MINUTUS

“In the civil law, one who had suffered capitis diminution, one who lost status or legal attributes”

LEVITICAL DEGREES

“Degrees of kindred within which persons are prohibited to marry. They are set forth in the eighteenth chapter of Leviticus

Legal Term (1)

LEGAL TERM


QUAE COMMUNI LEGI DEROGAT STRICTE INTERPRETANTUR

“Statues that derogate from the common law are to be strictly construed.”

IN MAXIMA POTENTIA MINIMA LICENTIA

“In the greatest power there is the least freedom.”

JUS LEGITIMUM

“A legal right in civil law or a right which was enforceable in the ordinary course of law.”