legal maxims

Legal Maxims: Words Q, R and S with meaning

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Legal maxims are concise, Latin phrases that encapsulate fundamental principles of law, serving as guiding principles for the judiciary. These maxims are used to interpret and apply the law effectively.

Word Q: legal Maxims

Quantum Merit : As a person earned

Quash : Making null or invalid or making end to a legal proceeding

Quasi Contract : A contract between a party comes

Quasi Judicial : Sharing of qualities of and approximating to what is judicial

Qui Facit Per Alium Facit Per Se : He who acts through another is deemed to act in person

Qui Per Alium Facit Per Seipsum—Facere Videtur : He who does an act through another is deemed in law to do it himself

Quid Pro Quo : Something for something

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Quo Warranto : Order of a court in the form of writ directed the person in authority to show by what right he claim it

Quorum : Minimum number of persons necessary for conduct of proceeding of parliament

Quo Jure : By what right

Word R: legal Maxims

Raison D’etre : Reason for the existence of a thing

Rapprochement : Restoration of harmonious relations

Ratio Decidendi : Principle laid down by the court in deciding a case

Rebus Sic Stantibus : Binding bill circumstances remain the same

Res Gestae : The facts so connected with a fact in issue so as to explain its nature

Res Judicata : A case already decided

Res Nullis : A things which has no owner

Respondent Superior : Let the principle be held responsible

Responsa Prudentium : The answer of the learned in law.The opinions and decisions of learned lawyers

Word S: legal Maxims

Salus Populi Est Suprema Lex : The welfare of the people is the paramount law

Sine Die : Indefinitely

Sine Qua Non : Indispensable condition.

Spes Successionis : Mere hope of succeeding to property

Stare Decisis : The principle that decision of courts in previous cases must be followed in subsequent cases of similar nature

Status Quo : To maintain the present state of affairs

Statute : An act of parliament

Sub Judice : Under judicial consideration or in course of trial

Subpoena : An order of a court to a person to appear and give evidence before it

Sui Generis : The only one of its kind

Suo Moto : On its own

Supra : Above

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