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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Dominion directumThe qualified ownership of a landlord, not having possession or use of property but retaining ownership....238
Dominion utileThe property rights of a tenant. While not owning the property in a legal sense, the tenant, as having...547
Donatio mortis causa A death-bed gift, made by a dying person, with the intent that the person receiving the gift shall keep...283
Duces tecum Bring with you. Used most frequently for a species of subpoena (as in "subpoena duces tecum") which seeks...224
Dum casta For so long as she remains chaste. Separation agreements years ago used to contain dum casta clauses...225
Dum solaFor so long as she remains unmarried218
Dum viduaFor so long as she remains a widow.224
e.g. / Exempli gratia As for example.264
Ejusdem generis Of the same kind or nature. It is one of the popular instruments of statutory interpretation that where...274
EstoppleA rule of evidence which precludes a person from denying the truth of some statement made by him of the...395