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IN MALAM PARTEM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In a bad sense, so as to wear an evil appearance.In maleficiis voluntas sxicctatur, non exitus. In evil deeds regard must be had to the intention, and not to the result. Dig. 4S, 8, 14; Broom, Max. 324.In maleficio, ratihabitio mandato com- paratnr. In a case of malfeasance, ratification is equivalent to command. Dig. 50, 17, 152, 2.In maxima potentia minima licentia.In the greatest power there is the least freedom. Hob. 159.


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