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Maxims on Law of Litigation

Maxims on Judges

  • Ignorantia judicis est calamitas innocentis - The ignorance of a Judge is the misfortune of the innocent

Maxims on Torts

Maxims on Administrative Law

  • Respondeat superior - Let the principal be liable
  • Quifacit per alium facit per se - He who acts through another does it himself

Maxims on Crime

Maxims on Equity

  • Equity will not suffer a wrong to be without remedy.
  • Equity follows the Law
  • He who seeks equity must do equity
  • He who comes into equity must come with clean hands.
  • Delay defeats Equity.
  • Equality is Equity
  • Equity looks to the intent rather to the form
  • Equity looks on that as done which ought to have been done.
  • Equity imputes an intention to fulfill obligation.
  • Equity acts in personam.
  • Where the equities are equal, the first in time shall prevail.
  • Where there is equal equity, the law shall prevail.

Other Maxims

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