Latin Legal Terms


Corona – this Latin noun literally means Crown, diadem. In the legal practice, the word relates to the legal term “jus coronae”, which details the right for members of the king family to success the crown; to become a king, once particular event occurs. Somewhere expressed as “jure coronae”, translated as “right of the crown”.
The word also participates in forming the legal phrase “de officio coronatoris”, which refers to the decree proclaimed by King Edward the First in England at 1276. This decree with the role of a statute has prohibited the principal functions and duties in holding inquests of the coroner.

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