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Elegit.-He has chosen.
E pluribus unum.-One of many.-The motto of the United States of America.
Erratum.-An error.- Errata.- Errors.
Exceptio probat regulam.-The exception proves the existence of the rule.
Excerpta.-Extracts.-Abridged notices taken from a work.
gr.--As an example,--for instance.
Habeas corpus ad prosequendum.-You may have the body in order to prosecute.
Habeas corpus ad respondendum.--You may have the body to answer.
Ignoramus.--We are ignorant.---An uninformed blockhead.
1. H. S.-An abbreviation of Jesus Hominum Salvator.- Jesus the Saviour of mankind.
Imperium in imperio. -A government existing within another govern. ment-as Pennsylvania within the general government of the U. States.
Imprimatur.-Let it be printed.
Interregnum.-The interval between the death of one king, and the Ruccession of another.
In terrorem.-In terror.--As a warning.
Ipse dixit.-He said it himself.-On his ipse dirit-on his mere assertion.
Ipsisima verba.--The very words--the literal meaning.
Judicium parium, aut leges terræ.-The judgment of our peers, or the law of the land.
Jure humano.—By human law.
Lex neminem cogit ad impossibilia.-The law compels no man to impossibilities.
Lex non scripta.—The unwritten law.
Lusus nature.-A play or freak ot' nature.
Mala fide.- In bad faith. With a design to deceive.
No person opposing or disagree ing.-These two phrases are synonymous.
Ne plus ultra.-Nothing more beyond.
Paritur pax bello. CORN. NEP.-Peace is produced by war.
Post factum, nullum consilium.–After the deed is done, there is no use in consultation.
Post mortem.-After death.
Qui facit per alium, facit per se. What a man does by another, he does by or through himself.
Qui non negat, fatetur.--He who does not deny, virtually confesses. Qui non proficit, deficit. He who does not advance, goes backward.
Qui prior est tempore, potior est jure.--He who is first in point of time, has the advantage in point of law.
Qui tam.-Who as well.
Secundum formam statuti.--According to the form of the statute.
Ubi jus incertum, ibi jus nullum.-Where the law is uncertain, there is no law.
Ubi libertas, ibi patria.-Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
Voir dire. Fr.-A witness is examined upon a voir dire, when he is sworn and examined whether he be not interested in the cause.
Vox populi, dox Dei.-The voice of the people is the voice of God.