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 deed205
Obiter DictaStatements of opinion by a judge not strictly necessary to her or his decision.230
Pendente litewhile the litigation is pending221
Per IncuriamThe meaning of the phrase is ‘through want of care’. This phrase is used to mean a decision of the...258
Per seby itself, by themselves.214
Post mortemAfter death.213
Prima facieAt the first sight.247
Pro bono publicoFor the public good.220
Pro formaAs a matter of form210
Pro rataIn proportion.224