Legal Maxim Quotes

The partner of my partner is not my partner.

That which necessity compels she excuses.

Ignorance of the law must not prevent the losing attorney from collecting his fee.

Ancient custom has the force of law.

Let him who sins when drunk be punished when sober.

He is not deceived who knows himself to be deceived.

He who spares the guilty threatens the innocent.

No cause of action arises from a bare promise.

That is sufficiently certain which can be made certain.

Every innovation occasions more harm and and derangement of order by its novelty, than benefit by its abstract utility.