What is QUOD FUIT COX’CESSUM?

Qnod alias bonum et justum est, si per vim vel fraudem petatur, malum et in- justum efficitur. 3 Coke, 78. What otherwise is good and just, if it be sought by force and fraud, becomes bad aud unjust Quod alias non fuit licitum, necessitas licitum facit. What otherwise was not lawful, necessity makes lawful. Fleta, lib. 5, c. 23, J 14. Quod approbo non reprobo. What I approve I do not reject. 1 cannot approve and reject at the same time. I canuot take the benefit of au Instrument, aud at the same time repudiate it Broom, Max. 712. Quod attinet ad jus civile, servi pro nnllis habentur, non tamen et jure natural!, quia, quod ad jus naturale attinet, omnes homines ocquali sunt. So far as the civil law is concerned, slaves are not reckoned as persons, but uot so by natural law, for, so far as regards natural law, all men are equal. Dig. 50, 17, 32.

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