Latin Legal Terms

Accusare nemo se debet nisi coram deo

Accusare nemo se debet nisi coram deo – literally this Latin phrase means that no person should accuse himself except of presence of the Creator. Nowadays it is used in Criminal Trials, where states that every convicted is entitled to plea “not guilty”. Also it states that the witness is entitled to refuse to testify, if their statement may lead to convicting them too.

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