• Id est (i.e) – That is.
  • Id quod commune est, nostrum esse dicitur – That which is common is said to be ours.
  • Idem – The same person or thing.
  • Ignorantia legis neminem excusat- Ignorance of law is no excuse.
  • Ignorantia Facti Excusat – Ignorantia Juris Non Excusat – Ignorance of facts may be excused but not ignorance of law.
  • Imperium in imperio – A sovereignty within a sovereignty.
  • Impotentia excusat legem – Impossibility is an excuse in the law.
  • Impunitas semper ad deteriora invitat – Impunity always leads to greater crimes.
  • In absentia – “In absence,” or more fully, in one’s absence.
  • In aequali jure melior est conditio possidentis – When the parties have equal rights, the condition of the possessor is better.
  • In camera – In private.
  • In criminalibus probationes debent esse luce clariores – In criminal cases the proofs ought to be cleared than the light.
  • In curia domini regis, ipse in propria persona jura discernit – In the King’s Court, the King himself in his own person dispenses justice.
  • In delicto – At fault.
  • In esse – In existence.
  • In extenso – At full length.
  • In fictione legis aequitas existit – A legal fiction is consistent with equity.
  • In foro conscientiae – In the forum of conscience.
  • In forma pauperis – As a poor person.
  • In futoro – In the future.
  • In limine – On the threshold.
  • In mortua manu – In a dead hand.
  • In novo casu novum remedium apponendum est – In a new case a new remedy is to be applied.
  • In omnibus – In every respect.
  • In pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis – When the parties are equally in the wrong the condition of the possessor is better.
  • In personam – Against the person.
  • In pleno – In full.
  • In prompt – In readiness.
  • In posse – In a state of possibility.
  • In quo quis delinquit in eo de jure est puniendus – In whatever thing one offends in that he is to be punished according to law.
  • In situ – In its place.
  • In terrorem – As a warning or deterrent.
  • Indicia – Marks, signs.
  • Injuria non excusat injuriam – A wrong does not excuse a wrong.
  • Injuria sine damnoInjury without damage.
  • Innuendo – Spoken words which are defamatory because they have a double meaning.
  • Inter alia – Amongst other things.
  • Inter vivos – Between living persons.
  • Intra vires – Within the powers.
  • Inter se – Among themselves.
  • Interest reipublicae res judicatas non rescindi – It is in the interest of the State that things adjudged be not rescinded.
  • Interest reipublicae ut quilibet re sua bene utatur – It is in the interest of the State that every one use properly his own property.
  • Interest reipublicase ut sit finis litium – It is in the interest of the State that there be an end to litigation.
  • Interim – Temporary, in the meanwhile.
  • Interpretare et concordare leges legibus est optimus interpretandi modus – To interpret and harmonize laws is the best method of interpretation.
  • Intestate – To die without making a Will.
  • Invito beneficium non datur – A benefit is not conferred upon one against his consent.
  • Ipsissima verba – The very words of a speaker.
  • Ipso facto – By that very fact.
  • Ipse Dixit – He himself said it.
  • Ira furor brevis est – Anger is brief insanity.
  • Iter arma leges silent – In war the laws are silent.

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