Latin Terms and Phrases

Latin terms and phrases are crucial in the study of law and in the interpretation of statutes in any jurisdiction. Presentation of these terms and phrases in lucid and plain languages is also very important and obviously helpful for the people having interest on law. The matter deserves more appeal in countries like Bangladesh where there are lack of ready-made and available resources in the market. In this segment, equivalent English meaning of different Latin terms and phrases as frequently used in the study of law are considered in plain and lucid language.


Latin Terms and Phrases

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Vis-à-visIn relation to. In comparison with.243
viz., videlicet.Namely.209
Void.Of no legal effect.170
VoidableAn agreement, which may be affirmed or rejected at the option of one of the parties.203
Utlite pendente nihil innoveturDuring litigation nothing should be introduced. For reference, see, section 52 of the Transfer of Property...246
Salus Populi Suprema LexThe safety of the people is the Supreme Law.167
ut res magis valeat quam pereatIt is better for a thing to have effect than to be made void232
Fiat Justicia, ruat CoelumLet Justice be done though the Heavens should fall228
Omnia praesumuntur rite case actaAll things are presumed to be rightly done.180