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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Caveat emptorLet him beware. A formal warning. Caveat emptor means let the buyer beware or that the buyers should...258
Caveat venditorLet the seller beware.263
CertiorariA writ of certiorari is a form of judicial review whereby a court is asked to consider a legal decision...257
Cestui queA shortened version of "cestui a que use le feoffment fuit fait," literally, "The person for whose use...274
Cestui que trust or cestui que use The formal Latin word for the beneficiary or donee of a trust.282
Ceteris paribus All things being equal or unchanged254
Consensus ad idemAgreement on an idea. According to this concept, parties to a contract must agree on the terms of the...271
Corum non judice A proceeding committed by a Court without jurisdiction or not by the proper judge. They are non-judicial...302
Cuius est solum, ejus est usque ad caeluWho owns the land, owns down to the center of the earth and up to the heavens. This principle of land...268
Culpa lataLatin for gross negligence. It is more than just simple negligence and includes any action or an omission...261