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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TitleDetailsHits
Non est factumIt is not his deed178
Obiter DictaStatements of opinion by a judge not strictly necessary to her or his decision.194
Pendente litewhile the litigation is pending188
Per IncuriamThe meaning of the phrase is ‘through want of care’. This phrase is used to mean a decision of the...227
Per seby itself, by themselves.185
Post mortemAfter death.187
Prima facieAt the first sight.215
Pro bono publicoFor the public good.191
Pro formaAs a matter of form178
Pro rataIn proportion.184