Da mihi facta, dabo tibi ius – Give me the facts, I will give you law.
Verba volant scripta manent – Words fly away, writings remain (spoken words fly away, written words remain).
Ne bis in idem – not twice in the same [thing] (if the court has decided about certain legal matter between two parties, it will not repeat the proceeding about the same matter between same parties).
Audiatur et altera pars – hear the other side too (both parties in one court proceeding has to be heard).
Res iudicata – Judged thing
Experientia docet – Experience teaches
Corpus delicti – Body of the crime
Do ut des – I give that you may give. Nowadays this is the principle of the reciprocity between the states.
Ipso facto – By the fact itself
Ipso iure – By the law itself
Vincit omnia veritas – Truth conquers all
Veritatis una vis, una facies est – The truth is always of the same power and of the same appearance.
Mendacem memorem esse oportet – Liars should have good memories.
Humanitatis optima est certatio – The best competition is in humanities.
Vincit malos pertinax bonitas – Overcome Evil with persistent Good.
Fide, sed cui, vide – Trust, but be careful whom (you trust).
Patientia rara virtus – Patience is rare virtue.
Si patiens fueris, numquam tibi verba nocebunt turbatorque tuae nemo quietis erit – If you are patient, the word will never bother you and nothing can threaten your peace.
Felix, qui causam loguitur prudentis in aurem – Happy is who speaks his case in the ears of wisdom [man].
Cogitationis poenam nemo patitur – No one suffers punishment for mere its thoughts
Quis? Quid? Ubi? Quibus auxiliis? Cur? Quomodo? Quando?- Golden rules when collecting fact for the defense: Who? What? Where? By what means? Why? How? When?
Si fueris Romae, Romano vivito more, Si fueris alibi, vivito sicut ibi. - If you are in Rome, live in the Roman way; if you are elsewhere, live as they do there.
Iustitia erga does religio, erga parentes pietas, creditis in rebus fides nominatur – Justice is called religion (belief) for the Gods, respects for the parents, fairness in business.
Iustitia est omnium et domina et regina virtutum – Justice is the mistress and queen of all the virtues.
Sine lege autem poena conscientia est – When there is no law, the punishment is conscience.
Nulla regula sine exceptione – There is no rules is without exceptions.
Dura lex, sed lex – The law is harsh bit it is the law.
Ignorantia legis nocet – Not knowing law is harmful.
Facta probantur, iura deducuntur – The facts prove, the law deducts.
Nemo plus iuris ad alium transfere potest quam ipse habet – No one can transfer more rights (to another) than he himself has.
Pluris est oculatis testis unus quam auriti decem – One eyewitness is better then ten who have heard.
In pari causa potior est causa possidentis – When the parties have equal claims, the possessor’s position is more compelling.
Actus, amissa forma legis, corrnit – The act which is not made in requested form in null.
Ius est ars boni et aequi – Law is the art of the good and the equitable.
Ne eat iudex petita partium – The judge may not decide more than it has been asked to.