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.216
Laissez FaireGovernment’s abstention from interference with individual action, especially in commerce.265
Lex Law230
Limine LitisAt the start of the procedure206
Lis pendenceA pending suit, action, petition or matter, particularly one relating to one relating to land. See section...271
Locus standiThe right to sue. If any person moves to the court of law with a case, the court shall first want to...281
MalafideIn bad faith.242
MandamusThe meaning of the term is ‘we recommend’. A high prerogative writ which, in UK, was issued in the...249
Nemo debet bis vexari, si constat curiaeNo man should be vexed twice over for the same cause.254
Non compos mentisNot of sound mind / unsound228