Maygha Viswanat Being in the legal fraternity and as law students we often come across the term “Locus Standi.” This maxim forms the deciding factor when a case comes up…

Balakumar Rajendran Latin term meaning of Non Compos Mentis is “Not of a sound mind, memory, or understanding.” Defendants could argue in their defence that they were not responsible for…

Sai Manoj Reddy Injuria Sine Damno is used in law of torts and is related to damages. The meaning of the above maxim is infringement of an absolute private right without…

Mahima Gherani This commonly used Latin maxim means “of the same kind, class or nature”. Known as a “canon of construction”, it states that while interpretation or construction of a…

Sai Manoj Reddy The meaning of this maxim is ‘of the same kind’ this maxim is generally used by the courts in deciding or classification of entities or bodies which…

Sai Manoj Reddy The Maxim Damnum Sine Injuria means ‘that no action will lie if there is actual loss or damage but there has been no infringement of legal right”.…

Balakumar Rajendran Amicus Curiae is a Legal phrase derived from Latin which means “friend of the court”. It refers to someone, not a party to a case, who volunteers to…