(Latin: nothing, not)
There are hundreds of other "non-" prefix words that can be found in dictionaries.
The legal term for a plea denying a promise or undertaking.
This expression is about double jeopardy in the courts. It could also be a child's defense against further punishment by his/her father after being punished by her/his mother.
Said of a lunatic, idiot, drunkard, or one who has lost his or her memory and understanding by accident or as a result of a disease.
Non compos mentis is the legal expression used for any form of mental unsoundness. See compos mentis for the opposite condition.
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A legal verdict exonerating a person who has been on trial.
Also translated as, "That was inappropriate."
These are the words that the sheriff writes on a writ when the defendant is not to be found in his bailiwick (area of legal responsibility).
From Seneca, Ad Lucilium Epis (c. A.D. 65).
Also translated as, "It's no big deal."
Also translated as, "Life is more than just being alive."
One rationale for helping people in distress, from Virgil's Aeneid. With these words, Dido, Queen of Carthage, greeted Aeneas and his companions, who were in exile.
A motto that is based on the one that appears on the Lee (or Le) family crest, Ne incautus futuri, of the Washington and Lee University located in Virginia, USA. and is said to be referenced often in public events at the university.
A term used by lawyers when a case is not proven.