Sunday, August 30, 2009

Legal Terms and Phrases

ex nudo pacto non oritur actio (a right of action does not arise out of a naked contract i.e., a contract entered into without consideration).

quasi ex contractu (as if from a contract).

quantum meruit (as deserved).

Ex turpi causa non oritur actio An illegal contract cannot be enforced.

In pari causa potior est condition possidentis (Everyone may keep what he has got, unless and until someone else can prove a better title).

Injuria non excusat injuriam (One wrong does not justify another.)

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