What is JUDICIO SISTI?

Lat. A caution, or security, given in Scotch courts for the defendant to abide judgment within the jurisdiction. Stim. Law Gloss. Judicis est in pronuntiando sequi reg- ulam, exceptione non probata. The judge in his decision ought to follow the rule, when the exception is not proved. Judicis est judicare secundum allegata et probata. Dyer, 12. It is the duty of a judge to decide according to facts alleged and proved. Judicis est jus dicere, non dare. It is the province of a judge to declare the law, not to give it. Lofft, Append. 42. Judicis officium est opus diei in die sno perficere. It is the duty of a judge to finish the work of each day within that day. Dyer, 12. Judicis officium est ut res, ita tempora rerum, quasrere. It is the duty of a judge to inquire into the times of things, as well as into things themselves. Co. Litt. 171.

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