What is NEMO?

Lat. No one; no man. The iui- tial word of many Latin phrases and maxims, among which are the following: Nemo admittendus est inhabilitare seipsuin. Jenk. Cent. 40. No mau is to be admitted to incapacitate himself. Nemo agit in seipsum. No man acts agaiust himself. Jenk. Cent. p. 40, case 70. A man cannot be a judge and a party in his own cause. Id.; Broom, Max. 210/i. Nemo aliense rei, sine satisdatione, defensor idoneus intelligitur. No man is considered a competent defender of another’s property, without security. A rule of the Roman law, applied in part in admiralty cases. 1 Curt. 202. Nemo alieno nomine lege agere potest. No one can sue in the uame of another. Dig. 50, 17, 123. Nemo allegans suam tnrpitndinem est audiendus. No one alleging his own baseness is to be heard. The courts of law have

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