CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Legal Maxims Revision (Page 7 of 37)

Coram Domino Rege

In the presence of our Lord, the King.

Coram non judice

Before one who is not a judge.

Corpus delicti

The body, i. e. , the gist of crime.

Corpus humanum non recipit aestimationem

A human body cannot be suspected of appraisement.



Crescente malitia crescere debet et poena

Punishment increases with increase in crime.

Crimen omnia ex se nata vitiat

Crime destroys every thing coming off it.

Crimen trahit personam

The person is carried away by the crime.

Cujus est dare, ejus est disponere

One who can gift has right to dispose it off too.

Cujus est solum, ejus est usque ad coelam; et ad inferos

Land owned by somenone also includes the area above it and below it.

Cum duo inter se pugnantia reperiuntur in testamentis ultimum ratum est

When two things contradicting each other are found in will, last one will be considered.

Cursus curiae est lex curiae

The practice of the court is the law of the court.

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