Latin Terms and Phrases - D

Latin Terms and Phrases - D

Displaying 1-10 of 17 results.
TitleDetailsHits
De bonis non / de bonis non administratiA word used exclusively in estate matters and refers to situations where an estate is abandoned by an...299
De factoAs a matter of fact; something which, while not necessarily lawful or legally sanctified, exists in fact....285
De jureLatin term for "of the law." The term has come to describe a total adherence of the law. For example,...265
De minimis non curat lex or de minimisInsignificant or too small to bother with.262
De novoLatin term for new. This term is used to refer to a trial which starts over, which wipes the slate clean...271
Decree nisiA provisional decision of a court which does not have force or effect until a certain condition is met...329
DehorsFrench for outside. In the context of legal proceedings, it refers to that which is irrelevant or outside...272
Delegatus non potest delegare One of the pivotal principles of administrative law: that a delegate cannot delegate. In other words,...272
Dicta or dictumAn observation by a judge on a matter not specifically before the court or not necessary in determining...283
Doli incapaxIncapable of crime.253