Legal Maxims the chief of all in Jurisprudence, Justice (Retd.) G Rajasuriya delivers lecture at Madras HC

Meera Emmanuel November 9 2018

"...[the] maxim is the chief of all in the field of law, because it commands respect and all adhere to it. There is no question of... disbelieving the propositions. That is why in jurisprudence, it is considered the chief of all.”

Former Madras High Court judge Justice G Rajasuriya was referring to the Latin maxim, maxime ita dicta quia maxima est ejus dignitas et certissima auctoritas, atque quod maxime omnibus probetur, when he made the observation. On Thursday afternoon, the judge . . .

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