maxims

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  • maxims — n.    a collection of legal truisms which are used as rules of thumb by both judges and lawyers. They are listed in the codified statutes of most states, and include: When the reason of a rule ceases, so should the rule itself. He who consents to …   Law dictionary

  • maxims — max·im || mæksɪm n. expression of general truth; code of behavior, rule of conduct, precept; saying, proverb, adage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Maxims (Old English poems) — Maxims I and Maxims II Author(s) unknown Language Old English Date unknown Manuscript(s) Exeter Book (M …   Wikipedia

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  • Maxims of equity — The maxims of equity evolved, in Latin and eventually translated into English, as the principles applied by courts of equity in deciding cases before them.[1] Among the traditional maxims are: Contents 1 Equity regards done what ought to be done… …   Wikipedia

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  • maxims of equity — See maxim …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • LEGAL MAXIMS — LEGAL MAXIMS, concise statements of the law as it is or, often, succinct statements embodying a guiding principle established in law. The word kelal, in one of its varied meanings, is the Hebrew equivalent of a legal maxim. The burden of proof is …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gricean maxims — The philosopher Paul Grice proposed four conversational maxims that arise from the pragmatics of natural language. Grice s MaximsMaxim of QualityTruth *Do not say what you believe to be false. *Do not say that for which you lack adequate evidence …   Wikipedia

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