Important legal maxims for judicial exams- In this article, we are providing some legal maxims which are important for the judicial exam i.e JMFC. This legal maxim is also important in the examination of LLB and post-graduation i.e LLM.
Important Legal Maxims
Legal maxims are generally accepted legal principles, and people in the legal field are very familiar with these terms. These are mostly Latin words or a combination of several words.
|Term or Phrase||Meaning|
|CAVEAT||Warning certain actions may not be taken without informing the person who gave the caveat|
|ACTUS NEMINI FACIT INJURIAM||The act of the law does no one injury /wrong|
|ACTORI INCUMBIT ONUS PROBANDI||The burden of proof lies on the plaintiff|
|AEQUITAS LEGEM SEQUITUR||Equity follows law|
|DE FACTO||In fact, whether by right or not.|
|DE JURE||According to law|
|LEX POSTERIOR DEROGAT PRIORI||A later law takes away the effect of [ repeals] a prior one|
|LOCUS STANDI||The right or capacity to bring an action or to appear in a court.|
|MALA FIDE||In bad faith; with intent to deceive|
Important legal maxims for Judicial exams