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LEGAL MAXIMS
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[ Also see Law ]

Let the judges answer to the question of law, and the jurors to the matter of the fact.
  [Lat., Ad quaestionem juris respondeant judices ad quaestionem facti respondeant juratores.]
      - Legal Maxim

Who can not pay with money, must pay with his body.
  [Lat., Luat in corpore, qui non habet in aere.]
      - Legal Maxim

In factor of life, liberty, and innocence, every presumption is made.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (125)

No one is above the law.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (142)

It is the duty of parents to support their children even when illegitimate.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (222)

The master is liable for injury done by his servant.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (229)

Too great certainty destroys certainty itself.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (244)

If two conflicting provisions are found is a will, the last is observed.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (251)

Law that is deficient is better that law that is uncertain.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (395)

Two negative pleas do not form an issue.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (415)

Ignorance of one's right does not prejudice the right.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (552)

The law compels no one to show that which he is presumed not to know.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (569)

The law does not take notice of a portion of a day.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (572)

The law admits no proof against that which it presumes.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft (573)

In doubtful cases, the presumption always is in behalf of the crown.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Appendix (248)

A general clause of remainder does not embrace those things which are not of the same kind with those which had been specially mentioned.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Appendix (419)

It is the province of a judge to declare the law, not to give it.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Appendix (42)

Any conditions are odious, but especially those which are against marriage and commerce.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Appendix (644)

A prison is ordained not for the sake of punishment, but of detention and guarding.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Maxims (119)

The act of a servant in those things in which he is usually employed, is considered the act of the master.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Maxims (227)

A patent ambiguity cannot be cleared up by extrinsic evidence.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Maxims (249)

Equity abhors superfluous things.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Maxims (282)

An act does not make one guilty, unless the intention be bad.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Maxims (37)

Equity does not make law, but assists law.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Maxims (379)

It is safer to be deceived than to deceive.
      - Legal Maxim, Lofft's Maxims (396)


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