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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etc. / Et ceteraOther things of that type.255
Ex aequo et bonoA case decided on the basis of what is just and fair under the circumstances, [Reference: Article 38(2),...276
Ex debito justiciaeFrom what is due of right. As a matter of right or discretionary right. See, Motiur Rahman Vs. May Industries...323
Ex gratiaOut of kindness, voluntary.258
Ex parteIn the absence of one party.259
Ex turpi causa non oritur actioNo action arises on an immoral contract.277
Fait accompliAn accomplished fact; an action which is completed before those affected by it are in a position to query...290
Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibusFalse in one thing, false in everything. A witness who willfully falsifies one matter is not credible...293
Functus officioHaving discharged his duty or office. An expression applied to a judicial tribunal, agent or donee of...287
Habeas corpusThe most celebrated Writ in English Law means ‘have his body’. A prerogative writ of highest constitutional...273