CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Legal Maxims Revision (Page 16 of 37)

In omnibus

By all means.

In pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis

When both the parties wrong, one who possesses is better.

In personam

Against the person.

In pleno

In totality.

In quo quis delinquit in eo de jure est puniendus

Any person committing offence has to be punished by law.

In re dubia magis inficiatio quam affirmatio intelligenda

Negative should be understood when the situation is doubtful than focusing on the positive.

In republica maxime conservanda sunt jura belli

In a State, laws of war are observed specially.

In situ

In its place.

In terrorem


In testamentis plenius testatoris intentionem scrutamur

Intention of testator in will is considered.

In traditionibus scriptorum non quod dictum est, sed quod gestum est, inspicitur

The action and not promises are regarded in written deeds.

In verbis, non verba sed res et ratio quaerenda est

In words, not words, but its meaning and intention are to be considered.

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