Legal Jargons

Word: sui juris

Origin: Latin word

Meaning: of his own right

Example:A person sui juris is one who possesses full civil rights and is not under any legal incapacity

Refers to one legally competent to manage his own affairs
Word: res ipsa loquitur

Origin: Latin word

Meaning: the thing speaks for itself

Example: used in tort law when there is no proof of what caused the harm, but it is most likely only the thing that could have caused the harm

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