Legal Latin Phrases
Starting with phrase number 26

  1. Actio libera in causa - Action free in its cause (Legal term - compare with Actio illicita in causa)
  2. Actio pro socio - An action of partnership (Legal term - An action brought by one partner against his associates to compel them to carry out the terms of the partnership agreement)
  3. Actio Redhibitoria - Action to rescind a sale (Legal term)
  4. Actio semel extincta non reviviscit - Extinguished action does not revive (Legal term)
  5. Actiones non natae non praescribunt - Actions that have not been born, are not prescribed (Legal term)
  6. Actor incumbit probatio, reus excipiendo fit actor - The plaintiff must provide proof of the facts alleged, the defendant the exceptions presented (Legal term)
  7. Actore non probante, reus absolvitur - When the plaintiff does not prove his case, the defendant is absolved (Legal term)
  8. Actori incumbis onus probandi - The plaintiff must prove the case (Legal term)
  9. Actus me invito pactus, non es meus actus - What I did against my will is not my fault (Legal term)
  10. Actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea - The act does not make a person guilty unless the mind is also guilty (Legal term)
  11. Ad acta - To the archives (Legal term - abbreviated as AA)
  12. Ad acta atra peracta sunt facta atta patrata - For dark acts are prepared dark jails (Legal term in reference to serious crimes)
  13. Ad auxilium vocatus - The one called to help (Legal term - ad-vocatus = lawyer)
  14. Ad avizandum - To further consider ( The term employed when a Scottish Court takes further time for the consideration of a cause, instead of pronouncing an immediate decision upon it. The Court is said to ‘take the case ad avizandum’ or to ‘make avizandum of the case’”. This Latinate word is one of the many Scottish legal terms that is not heard in English Courts - Thank you: Alasdair Rankin )
  15. Ad bona - For the good (Legal term - Used in the frase "curator ad bona" in reference to the guardian of estate of minor)
  16. Ad cautelam - As a precaution (Legal term - Refers to a docuement that is not necessary, but it is filed just in case)
  17. Ad effectum vivendi et probandi - To the effect of being seen and proven (Legal term)
  18. Ad hoc - For the immediate purpose (Legal term - It is used to described something that was meant for one purpose, but it is used for another. For example, a knife could be used "ad hoc" as a screwdriver. It could also mean the opposite. For example, a law was passed "ad hoc" to help the victims of a disaster)
  19. Ad hominem - To the man (Diplomatic and Legal term - Attack against the man instead of the facts. An “argument ad hominem” tries to discredit the man, instead of his arguments)
  20. Ad hominen tu quoque - Directed to the man, you too (Legal and philosophical term - You too fallacy - Two wrongs make a right - Argumentum ad hominem that consists of defending oneself by accusing the accuser of the same crime)
  21. Ad idem - Of the same (Legal term - Meeting of the minds - Both parties of the contract understand and accept the terms)
  22. Ad illic - In that place (Legal term)
  23. Ad impossibilia nemo tenetur - No one is obligated to perform the impossible (Legal term)
  24. Ad inquirendum - To the inquiry (Legal term - Court mandate inquiry of anything related to the case)
  25. Ad iuditium - From judgement (Legal term)

Total: 647
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