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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Jus quad as actions pertinetLaw of action.186
Laissez FaireGovernment’s abstention from interference with individual action, especially in commerce.242
Lex Law212
Limine LitisAt the start of the procedure183
Lis pendenceA pending suit, action, petition or matter, particularly one relating to one relating to land. See section...249
Locus standiThe right to sue. If any person moves to the court of law with a case, the court shall first want to...253
MalafideIn bad faith.216
MandamusThe meaning of the term is ‘we recommend’. A high prerogative writ which, in UK, was issued in the...227
Nemo debet bis vexari, si constat curiaeNo man should be vexed twice over for the same cause.234
Non compos mentisNot of sound mind / unsound209