Sunday, 21 July 2019

Collection of Legal maxims

1)Actus Reus Non Facit Reum Nisi Mens Sit ReaDefinition: Latin: conviction of a crime requires proof of a criminal act and intent. Actus reus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea: (Latin) an act does not make a defendant guilty without a guilty mind.

2) Dormiunt Aliquando Leges Nunquam Moriuntur. Although the laws sometimes sleep, they never die.

3) DOTI LEX FAVET; PRAEMIUM PUDORIS EST; IDEO PARCATUR Meaning 

Latin, meaning The law favors dower; it is the reward of chastity therefore let it be preserved.

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