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Legal Words:

  1. Nocumentum: an annoying, unpleasant or obnoxious thing or practice.
  2. Preclude:prevent from happening; make impossible.
  3. Plenary:unqualified; absolute
  4. Curative petition:question arises whether an aggrieved person is entitled to any relief against the final judgment / order of the Supreme Court, after dismissal of a review petition
  5. Aequitas:Equity i.e., fair or just according to natural law.
  6. Crescendo:Progressive increase in intensity.
  7. Transgression:An act that goes against a law, or code of conduct; an offence.
  8. Legal Luminary: a person who inspire or influences others, especially one prominent in a particular sphere.
  9. Mesne:middle, intervening or tame by nature.
  10. Sardonic:grimly mocking or cynical.

Legal Maxim

  1. Actus Reus:A guilty deed or act
  2. Impotentia Excusat Legem:Impossibility excuses the law. Inability excuses the non observance of the law.
  3. Ceteris paribus:Other things being equal
  4. Functus officio:No longer having power or jurisdiction.
  5. Justitia nemini neganda est: Justice is to be denied to nobody.
  6. Leges Posteriores Priores Contrarias Abrogant:Later laws repeal earlier laws inconsistent therewith.
  7. Sub Silentio:Under silence; without any notice being taken.
  8. Ubi jus ibi remedium: Where there is a right, there is a remedy.
  9. Ubi Non-Est Principalis Non Potest Esse Accessorius: Where there is no principal there is no accessory.
  10. Volenti Non-Fit Injuria: To the consenting, no injury is done.
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