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IN NULLO EST ERRATUM Definition & Legal Meaning

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In nothing is there error. The name of the common pleaor joinder in error, denying the existence of error in the record or proceedings; which isin the nature of a demurrer, and at once refers the matter of law arising thereon to thejudgment of the court. 2 Tidd. Pr. 1173; Booth v. Coin., 7 Mete. (Mass.) 2S5, 287.In obscura voluntate manumittentis, favendum est libcrtati. Where the expression ofthe will of one who seeks to manumit a slave is ambiguous, liberty is to be favored. Dig. 50, 17, 179.In obscuris, inspici solere quod veri- similius est, aut quod plerumque fieri solet. Inobscure cases, we usually look at what is most probable, or what most commonlyhappens. Dig. 50, 17, 114.In obscuris, qnod minimum est sequi- mur. In obscure or doubtful cases, we followthat which is the least Dig. 50, 17, 9; 2 Kent, Comm. 557.


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