“Actio Personalis moritur cum persona,” (“A personal right of action dies with the person.”)

Introduction: The legal maxim “Actio Personalis moritur cum persona,” originating from Latin, translates to “A personal right of action dies with the person.” This principle holds a profound significance in the realm of law, shaping how certain legal rights are treated upon an individual’s demise. In simpler terms, it signifies that certain legal actions tied … Read more

Hobbs v Winchester Law Society (1933) 98 JP 33

Case Name:– Hobbs v Winchester Law Society Citation:– [1933] 98 JP 33 Jurisdiction:– England and Wales Judgment:– The case dealt with the possession of an altered passport by the accused. Despite the accused’s lack of knowledge or suspicion of the alteration, the court held that possessing an altered passport constituted an offense. The judgment established … Read more

Robinson vs. Davidson LR 6 Ex 269

Case Name:– Robinson vs. Davidson Citation:– LR 6 Ex 269 Jurisdiction:– Court of Exchequer Judgment Summary:– Historical Background:- Legal Framework in the 19th Century: During the 19th century, contract law was undergoing significant development, transitioning from a more rigid application of contractual obligations to a more nuanced understanding of implied conditions and fairness. The legal … Read more