favorabilia sunt amplianda adiosa restrigenda

favorabilia sunt amplianda adiosa restrigenda

Latin maxim. • Penal laws which are favorable to the accused are given retroactive effect. (Ortega v. People, G.R. No. 151085, August 20, 2008, Per Nachura, J.) …   Already a subscriber? Log in below. Not yet a member? Subscribe.   Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

verba legis non est recedendum

verba legis non est recedendum

Latin maxim. • “from the words of a statute there should be no departure” (Chavez v. JBC, En Banc, G.R. No. 202242, July 17, 2012) …   Already a subscriber? Log in below. Not yet a member? Subscribe.  

suum jus summa injuria

suum jus summa injuria

Latin maxim. • “the abuse of a right is the greatest possible wrong” (Gonzales v. Philippine Commercial Bank and International Bank, G.R. No. 180257, February 23, 20110 …   Already a subscriber? Log in below. Not yet a member? Subscribe.  

summun jus, summa injuria

summun jus, summa injuria

Latin maxim. • “circumstances alter cases” (Sanchez v. CA, G.R. No. 96306, August 20 1993 [Per J. Romero, Concurring Opinion]) …   Already a subscriber? Log in below. Not yet a member? Subscribe.  

suggestio falsi est suppressio

suggestio falsi est suppressio

Latin maxim. • “suggestion of falsity is suppression” (Google Translate; See Firestone Filipinas Employees Association v. Firestone Rubber and Rubber Company of the Philippines, G.R. No. L-37952, December 10, 1974) …   Already a subscriber? Log in below. Not yet a member? Subscribe.  

stare decisis et non quieta movere

stare decisis et non quieta movere

Latin maxim. • “to adhere to precedents and not to unsettle things which are established” (Lazatin v. Desierto, G.R. No. 147097, June 5, 2009) …   Already a subscriber? Log in below. Not yet a member? Subscribe.  

sic utere tuo ut alienum non laedas

sic utere tuo ut alienum non laedas

Latin maxim. • “so use your property as not to injure the property of others” (Southern Luzon Drug Corporation v. DSWD, En Banc, G.R. No. 199669, April 25, 2017) …   Already a subscriber? Log in below. Not yet a member? Subscribe.