Legal Latin Terms with "R"

Glossary of Legal Latin - Glossario Legali Latini

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RES JUDICATA (A THING ADJUSTED): once a case has been finally decided upon by a Court the same parties cannot attempt to raise the issue by or during further proceedings.

RES IPSA LOQUITUR (THE THING SPEAKS FOR ITSELF): an event that has occurred which, if the subject of litigation, would not require an onus of proof by the plaintiff because of the obvious negligence of the defendant.